Interpretation of Salzedo’s intimate composition on harp through indian classical dance Kathak. Dialog between harpist and dancer expressing subtle nature of feelings and moods of the music. Extension of harpist?s hand gesture into dance movement and transformation of dancer’s footwork into melody. Project by excellent harpist Małgorzata Milewska-Sundberg (Norway) and dancer Magdalena Niernsee (Poland). First performance on 19 th January 2014 at Kafe K, Porsgrunn (Norway).
„For me, dance means steady rhythm of daily practise and happy celebration of performances. It is the way to communicate with others, to express myself” Magdalena Niernsee presents Kathak and Kathak contemporary fusion. Graduated from renowned Kathak Kendra in New Delhi, discipline of famous Guru Pt. Jai Kishan Maharaj of Lucknow gharana. Apart from Kathak dance, she studied pakhavaj play, hindustani vocal, yoga in Bihari style and theory&history of dance. At present leads regular classes of Kathak in Warsaw […]
In India people believe, that in all human being are both male and female by nature. In this choreography dancers tried to express this idea. In contrast of two different dance styles they looking for united, balanced form of being one. All indian dances has common elements. First of all their aim is to deliver a story. Dancer by mimic and hand gestures builds a narration. Uses complicated sign language. Rhythm is executed with a bare […]