Raise the curtain! When the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg plays the first bars of Edvard Grieg’s orchestral suite Peer Gynt in the Grand Auditorium, the participants of the music theatre workshop prepare for their grand performance. For five days, together with workshop leader Elisabeth Schilling, they will develop a choreographic painting of the Scandinavian world of Peer Gynt with its trolls, fairies and other mythical creatures, which is a central component of the great concert “Peer Gynt” – A Musical […]
On 25th August Luxembourgish pianist Cathy Krier and Elisabeth Schilling performed a research work named ‘Mosaikgleiche Augenblicklichkeiten’ at Kunstfest Weimar. Here are some impressions captured by Candy Welz.
Last June Cathy Krier and Elisabeth Schilling appeared together on stage for the first time to premiere the research piece ‘Mosaikgleiche Augenblicklichkeiten – Skizzen zu Ligeti’ at the MonoLabo Festival in Luxembourg. Here is the article in the Newspaper of the Letzebuerger Vollek: ‘Let’s go into the lair and into the of vivid of the evening. The first performance was of very great beauty: “Mosaikgleiche Augenblicklichkeiten, Skizzen zu Ligeti”. This creation by Elisabeth Schilling (choreographer) and Cathy Krier (pianist), requires […]
‘It was tremendous to welcome Elisabeth here in Shetland as part of her Scottish Tour. The piece captivated the audience, it felt accessible and relatable. I just feel rather lucky that we got to have her here. She gave so much and it was such a pleasure.’ Kathryn Gordon – Shetland Arts
Elisabeth is currently in residency at WU Arts Space in Sweden, within which she prepares new projects. A performance of FELT as well as a workshop around the piece will take place at the weekend.
Invited by visual artist Yvette Bathgate, Elisabeth participates in the shoot of a short film to be screened in Scotland in autumn 2019.
Invited by the organization Shetland Arts Elisabeth created a work, together with young dancers from the Shetland Islands, to be performed at Mareel on 21st July 2019. An excerpt on the work can be seen here:
‘FELT is a bold proposal’ – Paulo Lobo. The Luxembourgish magazine WUNNEN reports on FELT from the perspective of design & architecture in the summer issue June / July.
Ahead of the FELT performances at The Byre Theatre in St Andrews, Elisabeth gives and interview in ‘The Courier’. Images: Bohumil Kosthoryz & Martine Pinnel
‘Schilling’s fascinating moving sculpture helps us see fabric in a new light.’ On Monday, 1st July a four – star review by journalist Kelly Apter was published in the Scottish ‘The Scotsman’: https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-scotsman/20190701/282879437300023