John Neumeier will find that Germany has mastered in comparison to other countries, the Corona-pandemic well. A special compliment he makes of the Chancellor.
Hamburg (dpa) - Hamburg ballet artistic Director John Neumeier (81) pays tribute to the crisis management of the Chancellor in the Corona pandemic of respect. "I think Hamburg has mastered the crisis so far, great. I'm also a Fan of Angela Merkel, for that matter. Especially, if one compares Germany with my home country, America," said the artist to the "Hamburger Abendblatt".
In the U.S., with 330 million inhabitants have been infected, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, more than two million people since the beginning of the pandemic is confirmed with the Coronavirus. Across the country, almost of 113,000 people have died so far in connection with the lung disease Covid-19 - more than in any other country in the world.
According to the new Hamburger coalition contract of the SPD and the Greens, the collection Neumeier's will be located in the port city. The plans were concrete, confirmed to the ballet boss: "it is Planned the entire collection and the archive as part of a large building with exhibition rooms, a library, and my own work materials. It would be nice if the University is involved." The project was very exciting. For years, the culture of negotiating authority with him and his Foundation, how and where the collection should be presented. Alone, the art collection includes 11 000 exhibits of oil Paintings, sculptures and other sculptural objects, to photographs, including the largest collection of drawings by the Russian choreographer Waslaw Nijinsky.
For the 6. September Neumeier is planning the Premiere of "Ghost Light", which has a major relation to the pandemic, in the Hanseatic city. "Me, it keeps you kind of young. Everything External has been removed, but I have the most precious, the is this Ensemble that has the desire to create," he said of the recently re-launched community samples in his ballet centre.
report in the "Hamburger Abendblatt" (paywall)Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 02:35