Dance Great Hall


Highlands Mal Pelo



December, 05

6 p.m.


90 minutes


Catalan, Spanish, English


Between 8 and 25 euros

Recommended age

From 15 years

Highlands is Mal Pelo’s new production, a show where music opens the gates of time, a membrane vibrating in the imaginary of spirituality.

The show tells us about passion and the wish to find that inhospitable, savage and endless place called the Highlands. It also reflects about our questions, those asked by us, little humans.

This is a show where one gets surrounded by dance and music and thus we get projected towards a vertical poetic art located somewhere in between light and darkness.

Highlands is the last piece of the Bach project by the renowned company Mal pelo. It establishes a dialogue between Bach’s music and that from other composers such as Ärvo Parte, Haëndel, Kurtag and Purcell, as well as with texts adapted to be staged from authors like Nick Cave, John Berger and Erri de Luca; these texts are sometimes kept in their original language and sometimes they have been translated into Catalan.

Highlands stands as the closing show of the tetralogy around Bach’s music the company has been working on for the last few years. Their previous works where Bach, On Goldberg Variations / Variations and Inventions.

A Mal Pelo production

Co-production Mercat de les Flors; Théâtre de l’Archipel – Scène Nationale de Perpignan; Théâtre Garonne – Scène européenne de Toulouse;  ICEC – Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya; Teatre Principal de Palma, Consell Insular; Festival de Otoño, Comunidad de Madrid / Residència de creació Théâtre de l’Archipel – Scène Nationale de Perpignan / with the collaboration of  Théâtre des Quatre Saisons de Gradignan – Scène Conventionnée, Season Alta – Festival Internacional d’Arts Escèniques, L’animal a l’esquena – Centre de Creació de Celrà

María Muñoz, Pep Ramis

Director assistants
Leo Castro, Federica Porello

Choreography and dance
Pep Ramis, María Muñoz, Federica Porello, Leo Castro, Zoltan Vakulya, Miquel Fiol, Enric Fàbregas, Ona Fusté

Musical director
Quiteria Muñoz, Joel Bardolet

String quartet
Joel Bardolet, violí; Jaume Guri, violí; Masha Titova, viola, Daniel Claret, violoncel

Voice quartet
Quiteria Muñoz, soprano; David Sagastume, contratenor; Mario Corberán, tenor, Giorgio Celenza, baix

Johann Sabastian Bach, Arvo Pärt, Henry Purcell, Georg Friedich Haendel, György Kurtág, Benjamin Britten

Nick Cave, John Berger, Erri de Luca

Sound designer
Fanny Thollot

Stage lighting design
August Viladomat, Irene Ferrer

Kike Blanco

Costume designer

Video editor

Leo Castro

Head technician
Irene Ferrer

Sound technician
Andreu Bramon

Stage technician
Genís Cordomí

Tristán Pérez-Martín 


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