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BAM presents Mark Morris’ “Socrates” and other works • Brooklyn Paper

BAM presents Mark Morris’ “Socrates” and other works

Mark Morris Dance Group returns to BAM in a program featuring the world premiere of “Socrates,” the NY premiere of “Looky,” and an acclaimed repertory work, “Behemoth.”

Socrates, set to music by Erik Satie, features tenor Jean-Paul Fouchécourt and pianist Colin Fowler. The NY premiere, “Looky” (2007), is set to music by Kyle Gann, composed and performed on Yamaha Disklavier, with costumes by Elizabeth Kurtzman, Katherine McDowell, Isaac Mizrahi, Martin Pakledinaz, Susan Ruddie, and Christine Van Loon.

Also on the program is “Behemoth” (1990), Morris’ only work performed in silence, which received its world premiere in Brussels while the company was in residency at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie. This will be the Mark Morris Dance Group’s 22nd engagement at BAM.

For more, visit www.mmdg.org. All performances are at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue, February 23 and 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$70.

An Artist Talk with Mark Morris & Mario Batali will be held February 25 at 6 p.m. at BAM Rose Cinemas. Tickets for the talk are $10. For more, call 718-636-4100 or visit www.bam.org.

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