Transient Horizon was commissioned from Susanna Leinonen by The Göteborg Ballet. Opening night of Transient Horizon took place 14.10.2011 at the Göteborg Opera, together with two other premieres by Helena Franzén and Roberto Zappalà.
Leinonen’s Transient Horizon is a piece for 11 dancers. The artistic team is comprised of some of the most eminent artists in Finland: composer Kasperi Laine, costume designer Erika Turunen and lighting designer Kimmo Karjunen who received the state art prize in 2009.
In Sweden, Susanna Leinonen’s work had previoisuly been seen in the repertoire of the Royal Swedish Ballet and Skånes Dansteater. The Göteborg Ballet is one of the biggest and most significant contemporary dance companies in Europe with 40 dancers from 15 countries.
Choreography: Susanna Leinonen
Music: Kasperi Laine
Costumes: Erika Turunen
Lighting: Design Kimmo Karjunen
Duration: 30 min
Premiere: 14.10.2011 Göteborg Opera
Production: Göteborg Ballet