it is really an innovative performance, and full of wit!
It’s rare to see such cross-over performance that there is REAL
interations between dancers, story-teller and musicians.
And sinfonietta successfully get the witfulness and fun of Stravinsky’s music.
Some burst-laughing moments:
The soldier trade his violin off for the book,
and what he get back is a dish of duck, which the duck is actually the
violin chopped into pieces,
and the neck of the violin really looks like a duck neck, and the violin
body as the duck body!
Another memorable moment near the end:
“It is not just the story of the devil, of me, but you audiences!”
and then suddenly red light falls on all the audiences…