Performing for dancers is an opportunity for dialogue, according to Crawford Young, the conductor and member of the Ferrara ensemble. In fact, it is even more so than performing for an audience (which is quite strange, when you think of it). Specialised in Italian Renaissance repertoire, the ensemble performs dances from the Quattrocento. It was a time in which humanity “became a means for escape from daily reality”, when life “became an allegory performed with mathematical proportions”, expressed Andrea Francalanci, responsible for the project’s choreographic recreation.
Recorded by Lou and Claude Flagel in 1989.
Original booklet available below in English, French and Italian.