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Stuttgart Ballet Star Friedemann Vogel dances into the Fashion Heaven

“In his unique career, Friedemann Vogel, star of the Stuttgart Ballet, has seen much of the world. In Rome, he is now dancing in the sky of the fashion universe. “

The world renowned dancer speaks to  Stuttgarter Zeitung  about performing in a costume specially designed for him by Maria Grazia Chiuri of Christian Dior for the world premiere of  Nuit Blanche  by Sébastien Bertaud.

The world renowned dancer speaks to Stuttgarter Zeitung about performing in a costume specially designed for him by Maria Grazia Chiuri of Christian Dior for the world premiere of Nuit Blanche by Sébastien Bertaud.

Friedemann Vogel in Rome for Dior x Dance Collaboration with Rome Opera Ballet

After performing Il Pipistrello  and Manon as guest artist of the Rome Opera Ballet, Friedemann Vogel returns to Rome for another performance with the Rome Opera Ballet, this time in the world premiere Nuit Blanche, choreographed by the French choreographer Sébastien Bertaud for a Philip Glass Evening on 29 March. This new commission will reunite Friedemann with the Rome Opera Ballet artistic director Eleonora Abbagnato, and feature the ballet stars in costumes designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri of Dior.

Eleonora Abbagnato & Friedemann Vogel in “Nuit Blanche” ©Julien Benhamou

Eleonora Abbagnato & Friedemann Vogel in “Nuit Blanche” ©Julien Benhamou

Feel the emotion of the ballet 'Nuit Blanche', from behind-the-scenes to the closing performance at the Opera House in Rome. A voyage of discovery, from the savoir-faire that goes into creating the hand-painted flowers on Maria Grazia Chiuri's creations, to choreography by Sébastien Bertaud and performances by Eleonora Abbagnato and Friedemann Vogel.
Monsieur Dior himself cultivated a lifelong passion for dance and also designed costumes for the Ballet at the Paris Opera. Today, Maria Grazia Chiuri follows in his footsteps by creating costumes for 'Nuit Blanche', an homage to the musician and composer Philip Glass.

Friedemann Vogel in Encens magazine nº41

Friedemann Vogel for the 41st edition of Encens Magazine Photos by Francesco Brigida Video by Etienne Larragueta Friedemann represented by Global Arts Link

Critically acclaimed around the world as one of the world’s most outstanding dancers, ballet star Friedemann Vogel continues on his journey of collaborations with fashion brands and magazines in the latest edition of Encens magazine, featuring innovative styling by the magazine editor Samuel Drira, photography by Francesco Brigada and video by Etienne Larragueta. Fashion brands worn by Friedemann for the shoot include Hed Mayner, Ralph Lauren, Kenzo, Emporio Armani, Uma Wang, Comme des garcons and Issey Miyake.

Friedemann Vogel on the cover of art tourist

For their latest issue entitled JOHN after the legendary choreographer John Cranko, Culture Magazine arttourist interviewed and featured Stuttgart Ballet principal dancer and world renowned ballet star Friedemann Vogel on their cover.

Photos by Helmuth Scham; Interview by Kal Geiger



Frogman by curious directive going to Singapore International Festival of Arts

Fusing a groundbreaking virtual reality experience with a thrilling murder mystery, FROGMAN by critically-acclaimed UK company curious directive takes you to the cutting edge of live storytelling today. We are excited to announce that the Singapore International Festival of Arts will be presenting Frogman from 21 to 26 May. https://www.sifa.sg/programmes/multi-disciplinary/frogman

Trailer for 2017 UK TOUR of FROGMAN
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Friedemann Vogel to perform in Stuttgart Ballet's premiere of Jiří Kylián's "One of a Kind"

Friedemann Vogel’s next performance will be in the Stuttgart Ballet premiere of Jiří Kylián’s One of a Kind on 22nd February, timed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the choreographer’s arrival in Stuttgart. This will be the third production of Kylián’s which Friedemann is dancing, having previously performed Bella Figura and Forgotten Land.

Friedemann Vogel and Agnes Su ©Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel and Agnes Su ©Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel at the 2019 Festival di Sanremo

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For the special duets evening of the highly anticipated Sanremo Music Festival on 8 February, Friedemann Vogel generated much buzz in the Italian press with his pas de deux with Eleonora Abbagnato choreographed by Giorgio Mancini, for the performance of “Aspetto che torni” by festival favourite Francesco Renga and Bungaro.

Friedemann Vogel & Eleonora Abbagnato

Friedemann Vogel & Eleonora Abbagnato

Nella quarta serata del Festival di Sanremo 2019 dedicata ai duetti, sul palco dell'Ariston Francesco Renga ripropone il brano in gara "Aspetto che torni" al fianco di Bungaro ed Eleonora Abbagnato. Ad accompagnarli l'eleganza e la raffinatezza del ballerino tedesco Friedemann Vogel. TUTTI I VIDEO E LE PUNTATE https://www.raiplay.it/programmi/festivaldisanremo/?wt_mc=2.google.yt.rai_festivaldisanremo.&wt

URBAN ART SINGAPORE comes to Paris 1 to 17 Feb

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The inaugural edition of URBAN ART SINGAPORE comes to Paris this February. From 1 to 17 Feb, come discover Singapore’s urban cultural scene, including street art, music, dance, architecture, design and films. Open daily from 11h to 20h at the Showroom République Valmy. Admission is free!

Urban Art Singapore is organised by Urban Art Fair, and supported by the Singapore Embassy in France, the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, the National Arts Council of Singapore, and Singapore Tourism Board.

See http://urbanartfair.com/urban-art-singapore/ for more info!

Friedemann Vogel in the Stuttgart Ballet revival of "The Lady of the Camellias"

Friedemann Vogel as Armand Duval and Alicia Amatriain as Marguerite Gautier. Photo © Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel as Armand Duval and Alicia Amatriain as Marguerite Gautier. Photo © Stuttgart Ballet

40 years after its creation, John Neumeier’s romantic masterpiece The Lady of the Camellias returns to the Stuttgart Ballet for a much-anticipated revival with Friedemann Vogel reprising the role of Armand Duval to Alicia Amatriain’s Marguerite Gautier for the opening night performance on 16th January with more dates to follow. See friedemannvogel.com for more details.

Friedemann Vogel on ARTE TV in Onegin

For the first time, ballet fans will be able to enjoy John Cranko's Onegin on TV on 30 & 31 December. If you missed the cinema screening, here is your chance to catch the superlative Friedemann Vogel as ”the most elegant and elegiac Onegin of all time" (Suedwest Presse) in this stunning Stuttgart Ballet production on ARTE. Onegin is also available for purchase on Blu-Ray and DVD from Amazon

With his full-length ballet Onegin, John Cranko secured his place in the pantheon of great 20th century choreographers. Based on Alexander Pushkin's dramatic verse novel „Eugen Onegin", he tells the story of the arrogant and world weary aristocrat Onegin who rejects the love of the naïve country girl Tatiana only to realize - upon meeting her again years later - that in her he threw away the only woman who ever truly loved him.

Friedemann Vogel reprising his celebrated role of Romeo in Stuttgart

“One senses that the two are Romeo and Juliet with every fibre of their body.”

“One senses that the two are Romeo and Juliet with every fibre of their body.”

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“You will be completely absorbed in what happens when Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time... And who better to tell the story of Romeo and Juliet than Friedemann Vogel and Alicia Amatriain” Stuttgarter-Nachrichten

The Stuttgart Ballet étoiles will reprise their critically acclaimed roles as the world’s most famous star-crossed lovers in John Cranko’s production this week, on 6, 8 & 9 December at the Stuttgart Ballet.

Friedemann Vogel discussing John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet as a part of the SWR documentary "Stuttgart Ballet Miracle". Friedemann: "Romeo is just pure passion. It's just very satisfying to dance this... with the music and the choreography by Cranko, it's just fantastic, a dream. The energy, the musicality, the steps, how everything is put together...
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Onegin featuring Friedemann Vogel out now in Blu-Ray & DVD

“The most elegant and elegiac Onegin of all time”

Suedwest Press on Friedemann Vogel’s performance of this iconic role in John Cranko’s masterpiece

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The long awaited Blu-Ray/DVD of Stuttgart Ballet’s Onegin, featuring the critically acclaimed performance of its resident star Friedemann Vogel in the eponymous role is finally out now, a year after the production was filmed on the occasion of its 50th anniversary in 2018. Available for purchase from Amazon.

With his full-length ballet Onegin, John Cranko secured his place in the pantheon of great 20th century choreographers. Based on Alexander Pushkin's dramatic verse novel „Eugen Onegin", he tells the story of the arrogant and world weary aristocrat Onegin who rejects the love of the naïve country girl Tatiana only to realize - upon meeting her again years later - that in her he threw away the only woman who ever truly loved him.

"Together Alone" by Chen-Wei Lee & Vakulya Zoltán featured in the opening festival of Weiwuying Performing Arts Center in Kaohsiung

Together Alone: A solo in dancing together co-choreographed and performed by real-life couple Chen-Wei Lee and Vakulya Zoltán will be presented on 11 November in the Taiwan Dance Platform programme, as part of the opening festival of Weiwuying Performing Arts Center in Kaohisung, Taiwan: “the biggest arts venue on earth” (The Guardian)

See link for more info.

Together Alone  by Vakulya Zoltán & Chen-Wei Lee

Together Alone by Vakulya Zoltán & Chen-Wei Lee

New interview on the Fashion Post Japan of "World Popular Prince Dancer" Friedemann Vogel

Friedemann Vogel playing the lead role in John Cranko’s “Onegin”

Friedemann Vogel playing the lead role in John Cranko’s “Onegin”

Friedemann Vogel as Prince Siegfried in John Cranko’s “Swan Lake”

Friedemann Vogel as Prince Siegfried in John Cranko’s “Swan Lake”

Friedemann Vogel as Onegin

Friedemann Vogel as Onegin

“Internationally sought after Prince Dancer Friedemann Vogel shines on stage, performing two contrasting ballets of light and darkness” Read the full interview with the Stuttgart Ballet principal dancer back in Japan for the third time this year on Fashion Post Japan

With his full-length ballet Onegin, John Cranko secured his place in the pantheon of great 20th century choreographers. Based on Alexander Pushkin's dramatic verse novel „Eugen Onegin", he tells the story of the arrogant and world weary aristocrat Onegin who rejects the love of the naïve country girl Tatiana only to realize - upon meeting her again years later - that in her he threw away the only woman who ever truly loved him.

New video on Nikkei Style of Friedemann Vogel in interview ahead of Stuttgart Ballet's tour to Japan

Friedemann Vogel at a press conference in Tokyo

Friedemann Vogel at a press conference in Tokyo

Stuttgart Ballet tours to Japan for the first time in three years in November with Onegin and Swan Lake. New Artistic Director Tamas Dietrich, and principal dancers Friedemann Vogel & Alicia Amatriain speak about the joy and challenges of performing John Cranko’s choreography in this video interview, with excerpts from the two ballet classics.

Stuttgart Ballet back in Japan on style.nikkei.com

New interview of Friedemann Vogel on his upcoming tour to Japan

“For men in Stuttgart, ‘Onegin’ is a sacred work.” Friedemann Vogel

Friedemann Vogel speaks to about his upcoming tour Japan with Stuttgart Ballet to perform two John Cranko masterpieces: “Onegin” on 2 November and “Swan Lake” on 9 November at Bunka Kaikan

https://www.nbs.or.jp/publish/news/2018/10/post-775.html

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Fredemann Vogel performs in the Stuttgart Ballet season opening "Shades of White" on 13th October

World Ballet Star Friedemann Vogel back on stage at Stuttgart Ballet for the season opening performance “Shades of White” on Saturday 13th October. The triple-bill includes Concert for Flute and Harp choreographed by John Cranko, The Kingdom of the Shades (from La Bayadère) choreographed by Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa, and Symphony in C choreographed by George Balanchine. More performances to follow over the next weeks in October.

Friedemann Vogel rehearsing Balanchine’s “Symphony in C” ©Roman Novitsky

Friedemann Vogel rehearsing Balanchine’s “Symphony in C” ©Roman Novitsky

Friedemann Vogel in John Cranko’s “Concert for Flute & Harp” Photo ©Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel in John Cranko’s “Concert for Flute & Harp” Photo ©Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel rehearsing John Cranko's Concerto for Flute and Harp as a part of World Ballet Day