Muezzin explores choreographically and musically the following questions: What is prayer? What does it mean to call? And whom are we calling - ourselves, another, and more specifically, what part of oneself are we calling out to?
Original music Philip Hamilton
Premiere Movement Research at Judson Church, New York City, April 1996
Tour Highlights Joyce Theater, NYC Belluard Bollwerk Festival, Switzerland Teatro Sociale, Bellinzona, Switzerland Bates Dance Festival
Commissioned by the 1997 Altogether Different Fund for New Works, sponsored by The Joyce Theater Foundation, with support provided by the Greenwall Foundation, the Overbrook Foundation, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Additional funding provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Harkness Foundation, the Sequoia Foundation, Meet the Composer, and Pro Helvetia - the Arts Council of Switzerland.