‘Magdalene’ is ballet opera composed by Chloé Charody in collaboration with Malcolm Rock (libretto) and Remi Wortmeyer (choreography). The piece tells the story of two soldiers on Calvary, at the foot of the cross, competing for the affections of the grieving Mary Magdalene. The ballet opera was premiered on the 27th March 2011 by The Dutch National Ballet at The Muziektheatre in Amsterdam, with it’s screen debut at The International Cindeans Film Festival in Amsterdam in 2011.
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