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Baroque Dances

On July 20th Classical Remix will present a new cross-arts performance at the Royal Academy of Arts as part of the gallery’s Summer Pleasure Garden Late. Baroque Dances will combine live-remixed baroque music (sampling hip hop and R&B) alongside new dance by Luke Ahmet and Thomasin Gülgeç.

Photo by Amedeo Benestante

Photo by Amedeo Benestante

 
 

 

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Producer and DJ Benjamin Tassie will live-sample and remix baroque music, hip hop and R&B for this new dance performance at the Royal Academy of Arts. Performed in the Keeper’s House, Classical Remix will transform the space with dancers Luke Ahmet and Thomasin Gülgeç moving among the audience.

 
 

The Baroque Dances Team

Photo by Amedeo Benestante

Photo by Amedeo Benestante

Luke Ahmet

Olivier Award nominated dancer Luke Ahmet spent nine years with the Scottish Ballet before joining Rambert Dance. Luke has danced in choreography by William Forsythe, Kenneth MacMillan and others, at venues including Sadlers Wells in London, the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, and at festivals including Wilderness Festival.

instagram.com/lijahmet

Photo by Amedeo Benestante

Photo by Amedeo Benestante

Thomasin Gülgeç

Thomasin Gülgeç is a dancer with the Royal Balletand Rambert Dance. He has worked with choreographers including Christopher Bruce, Fin Walker and Akram Khan (for the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony). Elsewhere he has appeared in performances at the Young Vic and in the 2012 film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright.

roh.org.uk

Photo by Max Miechowski

Photo by Max Miechowski

BENJAMIN TASSIE

Benjamin Tassie is a composer and producer. His music has been performed on BBC Radio 3, Resonance FM, at Tate Modern, The Place, Kensington Palace, Wilderness Festival and elsewhere. He has written for choir in a disused factory and arrange pop songs for baroque orchestra.

benjamintassie.com