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New Dance Film Features Kronos’ 50 for the Future

We are thrilled to share the premiere of “Diorama,” a new dance piece featuring Maria Kochetkova and Daniil Simkin, choreographed by Sebastian Kloborg, and presented in collaboration with Berlin Staatsballett. The film features Kronos’ recordings of two 50 for the Future works: Nicole Lizée’s Another Living Soul and Jlin’s Little Black Book—yet another way fellow artists are bringing Kronos’ 50 for the Future to life!

As Dance Magazine writes: “‘Diorama’ is dark, and strange—a surreal and bizarre chase. Choreographer Sebastian Kloborg’s movements are steeped in theatricality and experiment; when Kochetkova senses Simkin’s presence from her place projected on a backdrop behind him, she’s startled and backs away. Nothing is normal right now, so we might as well try something different.”

Film Credits: 

Dancers: Maria Kochetkova and Daniil Simkin
Music: Nicole Lizée and Jlin
Performed by Kronos Quartet: David Harrington, John Sherba, Hank Dutt and Sunny Yang
Director and Choreographer: Sebastian Kloborg
Original Concept and Producer: Mariam Medvedeva
Costumes: Lucas Meyer-Leclère
Editor: Tom McKenzie
Producer: Edward King
 
Shooting Locations
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Germany
Råbjerg Mile, Denmark
Rubjerg Knude, Denmark
 
A cooperation with the Staatsballett Berlin
 
Berlin Production
Director of Photography: Caspar Hees
Production: Fabian Doering
Assistant Director: Sarah Hees
1st AC: Lars Goldbach
2nd AC: Jeanette Sophie
Gaffer: Pascal Messmer
Drone Operator: Movik
Repetiteur: Yannick Sempey
Production Manager: Tobias Fischer
 
Skagen Production
Director of Photography: Tom McKenzie
Production: Tom McKenzie
 
Special Thanks: Susanne Heering, Eva Kloborg, Frank Andersen, Alexander Stæger, Eventyrteatret, Eric Christison

Music Credits: 

Another Living Soul
Composed by Nicole Lizée
© 2016 Kronos Arts Publishing
℗ 2016 Kronos Performing Arts Association
Commissioned for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
Produced by Kronos Quartet
Recorded July 2016 at Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, CA
Engineered and mixed by Laura Dean
Assistant Engineer: Alex Spencer
Production Assistant: Minna Choi
Mixed at Women’s Audio Mission, San Francisco, CA
Assistant Mixing Engineers: Monica Bonilla, Ripley Young, Becca High, Victoria Fajardo, Hannah Valente and Victoria Fajardo
 
Little Black Book
Composed by Jlin
Arranged by Jacob Garchik
© 2018 Inner Sunset Publishing
℗ 2019 Kronos Performing Arts Association
Commissioned for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
Produced by Kronos Quartet and Reshena Liao
Recorded August 2018 at 25th Street Recording, Oakland, CA
Engineered by Zach Miley
Assistant engineer: Gabriel Shepard
Mixed by Zach Miley and David Harrington at Decibelle Recording, San Francisco, CA
 
Kronos Quartet appears courtesy of Kronos Performing Arts Association
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