Leitmotifs: Alexander Polzin and Sommer Ulrickson on their collaborations in opera, theater and dance

Host and opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg speaks with Berlin-based couple Alexander Polzin and Sommer Ulrickson about their collaborations in the world of opera, theater and dance.

Photo by Fredrika Brillembourg

 

 

By Fredrika Brillembourg 

For our “Leitmotifs” series, host and opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg speaks with Berlin-based couple Alexander Polzin and Sommer Ulrickson about their collaborations in the world of opera, theater and dance.

Polzin, as well as being a sculptor, has worked extensively as a stage designer and director. Ulrickson is a choreographer, dancer, actor and director.

The husband and wife have worked with the Salzburg Festival, Theatre La Monnaie and Deutsche Oper Berlin, among other places. They also create projects that combine musicians, dancers, texts and art in pieces like “Love in Fragments” which had its premiere at the 92nd Street Y in New York City last March.

 

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