Inspired by the lush symbolism of Irish poet William Butler Yeats, internationally acclaimed dance artist Maureen Fleming invents surreal movement poetry, curving into shapes of shattering beauty. Fleming juxtaposes her singular movement with geometric moving sculptures and brilliant lighting by longtime collaborator Christopher Odo.
Featuring live music by renowned Irish composer and violinist Colm Mac Con Iomaire (founding member of the Frames) and original uilleann pipes by James Mahon, with pianist Bruce Brubaker performing music of Philip Glass.
Exploring the “immortal waters” of the mystical feminine, Wildflowers asks: “Is immortality an elusive paradigm or present in the here and now?”
“She seemed to transcend the material world and enter a realm of pure spirit…a wondrous choreographic metamorphosis.”—The New York Times on Maureen Fleming
“A classically trained head, a transient folk soul and an indomitable traditional heart.”—The Irish Times on Colm Mac Con Iomaire