Duet from Concerto Six Twenty-Two is set to Concerto in A for Clarinet and Orchestra, K. 622 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Choreographer Lar Lubovitch premiered this work on his company, the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, at the Municipal Theatre in Angers, France on December 12th 1985 on dancers Sylvain Lafortune and Edward Hillyer. The work was performed at the first Fire Island Dance Festival, which has become the annual summer fundraising centerpiece for Dancers Responding To AIDS.
Duet from Concerto Six Twenty-Two
This year’s festival will be hosted by Desmond Richardson, a Tony Award nominee for Fosse, former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and co-founder of Complexions Contemporary Ballet. To date, Fire Island Dance Festival supporters have raised $3.8 million for the most vulnerable among us, helping to ensure that they receive lifesaving medications and health care, nutritious meals, counseling and emergency financial assistance. For more information about the festival or to make a donation visit www.dradance.org/fidf.