Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre: Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Bolero

501 Texas Ave Houston, TX 77002

Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre will make their Houston debut with the critically acclaimed Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

Choreography by Gregory Maqoma
Music inspired by Maurice Ravel

The music of Ravel’s Bolero is scored for South African a cappella voices in this dramatic, ultimately uplifting, theatrical-dance work with live music. Drawing inspiration South African author Zakes Mda’s novels Cion and Ways of Dying, the character Toloki moves through a hauntingly beautiful exploration of grief, struggle and relief—a requiem that awakens connection to the departed souls.

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