Liaisons Avec Oiseaux

Choreography, Performance, and Costume: Sara Baird
Music: Sound Score by Sara Baird incorporating Ombra Mai Fu from “Xerxes” by Georg Handel, composition by Kenneth Kirschner, and sounds of birds and cracking ice.
Premiered January 2003

“Liaisons Avec Oiseaux” asks the question “what would happen if Marie Antoinette was resurrected as a psycho time traveler and wandered through Alfred Hitchcock’s set of The Birds?” This work investigates in the Butoh style with auditory inspiration from Handel and contemporary composer, Kenneth Kirshner.