Dim Light of Dawn
(La Lueur de l’Aube)

Montréal & Toronto – 2016

Affiche La Lueur de l'Aube de Ken Ossola


Choreography produced by les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal.

“Dim Light of Dawn” is a tribute to the genius that was Sergei Rachmaninoff. Talented Swiss choreographer Ken Ossola leads us into the mind of the famous Russian composer and pianist, exploring the light and darkness that inhabit us all. It is a lyrical and romantic new work full of emotion.

The sun rises. The first glimmers of the day appear, nestled in a sea of blue. Nature awakens from its sweet somnolence. In the distance, Rachmaninoff’s melancholic and powerful piano can be heard. Dim Light of Dawn offers the spectator a contemplation of light and darkness, a lyrical and romantic new work, filled with emotion.

“The Dim Light of Dawn” was rescheduled on October 6 and 7, 2016 as part of Fall For Dance North.

Approx. duration : 45 minutes

Final de La Lueur de l'Aube, chorégraphie de Ken Ossola, création Montréal Mars 2016

Production Crew

Choreography : Ken Ossola
Music : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Scenography  & costumes : Marija Djordjevic
Lights : Marc Parent


Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3. n°2, “Prélude en do dièse mineur” (version pour deux piano)

Suite n°1 pour 2 pianos, Op.5. “Les Larmes”

10 Préludes, Op.23. n°5, en sol mineur

Piano Concerto n°2 en do mineur, Op. 18. Adagio Sostenuto

6 Moments musicaux, Op.16. n°4 en mi mineur

Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 23. “Elegie”, n°1 en mi bémol mineur

6 Moments musicaux, Op.16. n°6 en do majeur

Suite n°1 pour 2 pianos, Op.5. “Pâques”