‘A performance of immense majesty.’
A Zaman Production & Galerie Itinerrance production
The sacred and profane collide when Sufi music and mysticism meet street art. Ensemble Al Nabolsy & the Whirling Dervishes of Damascus bring their uplifting melodies, enriched by spellbinding dance moves, directly from war-torn Syria’s Umayyad Mosque.
Led by the stirring voice of Noureddine Khourchid, the son of a Syrian Sufi sheik, seven singers perform exquisite invocations, songs of praise and Sufi poems as three Whirling Dervishes hypnotically spin on the stage. This sublime musical experience is made thrillingly vivid as the stage comes alive with illuminated calligraphy painted by Tunisian street artist Shoof. His striking brushstrokes provide a dazzling backdrop to the ritual music and movement of White Spirit.
Trance, music and visual art come together for a spiritual spectacle as exciting as it is enchanting.
Images: Aline Deschamps & Cyril Zannettacci
Tickets from $25 - $69 + BF
Premium Friend $62 / Adult $69
A-Reserve Friend $53 / Concession $56 / Adult $59
B-Reserve Student $25 / Friend $44 / Concession $47 / Adult $49
C-Reserve Adult $36
80mins no interval
Latecomers not admitted
Cast & Crew
Stage Decor & Live Performance Hosni Hertelli aka Shoof
Music & Dance Ensemble Noureddine Khourchid & the Whirling Dervishes of Damascus
Conception & Artistic Direction Jean-Hervé Vidal & Mehdi Ben Cheik
Lighting Design Christophe Olivier
Coproduction Zaman Production & Musée du quai Branly. In collaboration with Galerie Itinerrance.
White Spirit has been created at Musée du Quai Branly in Paris
Post Show Conversation
2 Mar, 9pm
Student Tickets $16
To book School Group Tickets to White Spirit please email email@example.com
Strongly linked to Religion and Life in WACE Humanities & Social Sciences curriculum, White Spirit is an opportunity for students to explore Sufi religious expression and its resonance in contemporary culture.
His Majesty's Theatre
2 Mar - 3 Mar 2018
Fri 2 Mar 2018, 7.30 PM
Sat 3 Mar 2018, 7.30 PM
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