WorldCat Identities

Ek, Mats

Overview
Works: 214 works in 314 publications in 6 languages and 1,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Musical settings 
Roles: Choreographer, Performer, Creator, Other, Director, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: GV1790.G5, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mats Ek
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mats Ek's International Emmy Award-winning version of the fiery tale of passion and murderous jealousy is an exciting, suspenseful mix of bravura dancing and inventive, powerful storytelling. Renowned dancer Ana Laguna stars as the mesmerizing and irresistible Carmen
Appartement by Thomas Grimm ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mats Ek, an award-winning Swedish freelance choreographer, created Appartement for the soloist dancers of the Opéra National de Paris using the metaphor of an apartment to express isolation. A series of curtains open in turn on a succession of iconic household items. The ballet is set to the music of the Swedish rock band Fleshquartet, performing live on stage
La danse le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers"--Container
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swedish choreographer Mats Ek's modern reworking of the classic ballet
Giselle by Mats Ek ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is Swedish choreographer Mats Ek's modern reworking of the classic ballet
Place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A sensational dance film, especially created for world-famous dancers Mikhail Baryshnikov and Ana Laguna by an outstanding international team of artists."--Container
Coming and going dancers over forty : the Netherlands Dance Theatre 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Founded by European choreographer Jiří Kylián, Nederlands Dans Theater 3 (NDT3) is a company for dancers over the age of forty. Using footage from rehearsals and performances, along with interviews with the dancers and choreographers, this program traces the birth of NDT3 and the development of four pieces: Ek's Journey, Van Manen's Evergreens, Forsythe's Marion/Marion and Kylián's Obscure Temptations
Bye ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"BYE (AJÖ), has been heralded as a "masterpiece" by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. It is performed by Sylvie Guillem, "the most brilliant ballerina of her generation" (The Guardian, UK) and is choreographed and directed by acclaimed Swedish choreographer Mats Ek. BYE is a film interpretation of Mats Ek's solo piece BYE for and requested by Sylvie Guillem. Set to Beethoven's last piano sonata, Opus 111, in a recording by Ivo Pogorelich, the stage performance of BYE is described by Mats Ek as being "... about a woman who takes leave of a certain stage in her life. It is a conversation that she has with herself that leads to new experiences."--Container
Keeping dance alive a portrait of the choreographer Mats Ek ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The work of Mats Ek is explored through interviews with the choreographer and his family and through performances of some of his ballets
Evidentia by Sylvie Guillem ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvie Guillem puts her ideas about dance and movement on film, resulting in a collaboration with her chosen directors and choreographers around three main themes: dance, movement and moving pictures
Giselle by Adolphe Adam ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nobleman named Albrecht is busily wooing a young, beautiful peasant girl named Giselle. Albrecht leads the young maiden to believe that he is a farmer named Loys. Giselle falls in love with the man, unaware that he is already betrothed to Bathilde, daughter of the Duke. Giselle is about love, which conquers death
La danse das Ballett der Pariser Oper ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mats Ek by Lesley Leslie-Spinks ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Swedish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coming and going dancers over forty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four dancers in their 40's discuss their lives and dancing
Evidentia (evidence) ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of three motion pictures featuring cinedance or videodance works. Each includes b&w sequences in which French ballerina Sylvie Guillem, seen in a black tutu, is heard in voiceover narration, sharing her reflections on dancing and life
Mats Ek's Carmen ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The House of Bernarda Alba ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set predominantly to flamenco music, Mats Ek's early work is based on Lorca's play about a family of Spanish women shut away in mourning. Tension and rivalry fester in the repressed household until, finally, rebellion erupts, bringing tragedy with it. Ek's choreography gives vivid expression to the psychological aspects of the drama and there is a sharp twist of irony on Luc Buoy dancing the role of the tyrannical mother
Giselle : the Cullberg Ballet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swedish choreographer Mats Ek's modern reworking of the classical ballet Giselle in which Giselle is driven to death by betrayal by her lover. She becomes a ghost and is ordered to destroy him. This performance of Giselle is highly stylised, featuring Ana Laguna in the title role and Luc Bouy as Albrecht. Music by Adolfe Adam
Mats Ek's Sleeping beauty by Mats Ek ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma zi ai ke : shui mei ren : The Sleeping Beauty = Mats Ek's by Ke Ai ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma zi ai ke suo zhi dao de"<" shui mei ren">" nai shi zou cheng shou lu xian, yi yu dao po qi zhong ao miao : " ai ke de shui mei ren zai yu chen shui wu guan, ta yi ling ta de shui mei ren xing lai le."(rui dian ri bao)gu shi zhong de ji ben ren wu - guo wang, wang hou yi ji xian zi men, zai ai ke de mo zhang yi hui xia, zhe xie sheng huo zai zhong gu wang guo de gu shi ren wu yao shen yi bian, zai gu shi de di er duan yi er shi shi ji de xian dai shen fen chu chang.jie ao bu xun de ao luo la jiang cong wan gu de fu mu shen shang, yi ji biao mian xuan li, sheng huo que kong xu zhong zhao hui zi wo.ai ke de ban ben yu gu dian ba lei wan quan bei dao er chi, yu gu shi zhong de ao luo la yi ban, jue xin ping yi ji zhi li, mo suo quan ran wei zhi de ke neng xing, zai ai ke xiu gai hou, yu yuan ben qing jie quan ran bu tong, que fu he ai ke suo zhui qiu de jian dan ming liao.jin er cheng jiu ru ci chong man li dao yi ji qing gan de ba lei wu ju, yu yuan zuo zhe chai ke fu si ji suo zuo de jie zou huan man, you mei an xiang de shui mei ren ke wei da yi qi qu
 
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Alternative Names
Ek, Mats 1945-...
Languages
English (71)
Swedish (9)
French (7)
German (4)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)