A chance meeting in an airport gives long-lost lovers an opportunity for reconciliation. The fruit of the company’s second collaboration with director René-Pierre Bélanger, the choreography, danced to Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, was commissioned as a work for the screen to honour the inaugural performance of Kent Nagano as the new conductor of the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra.
Départ premiered as part of “La symphonie éclatée – Bienvenue, Maestro!” in September 2006.
Director: René-Pierre Bélanger
Choreographer: Victor Quijada
Music: Symphony No. 9 in D minor by Ludwig Van Beethoven, performed by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Produced by Amérimage Spectra for Radio-Canada.