Constructed in six movements, with an antechamber and a farewell that frame them and, at the same time, mark their origin and projection, Suite Zero unfolds as a collection of events, an anthology of pieces marked by the dialogue between body and cello soloists.
The dominant energetic degree is that of amazement, experienced as a sudden irruption, an unbalancing of posture, an exit from ourselves, but also as an opportunity for acceptance and renewed experience.”
Both in the choreographic trend and in the musical structure, from Beethoven’s Die Grosse Fuge, to Rihm’s intermittence, the limit appears as an experience of encroachment, freedom, but also of vulnerability, which mobilizes the agreement perspectives and relationship among bodies, evoking a renewed configuration in the relationship between individual and community.
It is a very fertile, creative ground the one which Simona Bertozzi investigates to build this new work with very young interpreters. According to her words the game represents: limitation of time and space, freedom within the limits of the rules, seriousness and severity in playing a role, immersion in the process, detachment from the result of the action.
Ten years later, the opportunity to work a re-arrangement of the piece has allowed me (…) a possible re-actualization but, above all, has deployed an unprecedented reflection on the solitude of the performer and of his playful universe.
In the “and it burns, burns, burns” the adult observes the teenager and introjects electric impulse and peremptory exercises. On the one hand the strong physicality of their practice do let the dialogue of bodies and gestures be metabolized