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A stunning collaboration between three international artists, Tree of Codes left audiences breathless. Jamie xx’s scintillating score, Olafur Eliasson’s dazzling designs and Wayne McGregor’s visceral choreography came together to create a contemporary production. The essence of MIF distilled into a single show, Tree of Codes has received standing ovations across the world.

Commissioned by Manchester International Festival, Park Avenue Armory, FAENA ART, Paris Opera Ballet, Sadler's Wells and European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017. Produced by Manchester International Festival, Paris Opera Ballet and Studio Wayne McGregor. Supported by the PRS for Music Foundation and MIF Commissioning Circle.

Premiered at MIF15: Thu 2 Jul 2015

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Past presentations

Manchester

2–10 July 2015

Manchester International Festival

New York

14–21 Sep 2015

Park Avenue Armory

Paris

3–23 Feb 2017

Paris Opera Ballet

London

4–11 Mar 2017

Sadler's Wells

Aarhus

27 Apr – 1 May 2017

Aarhus Capital of Culture

Melbourne

7–21 Oct 2017

Melbourne Festival

Sydney

6–10 Jan 2018

Sydney Festival

Hong Kong

19–21 Oct 2018

New Vision Arts Festival

Paris

26 Jun – 13 Jul 2019

Paris Opera Ballet

Helsinki

12–14 Aug 2022

Helsinki Festival

Singapore

14–15 Oct 2022

Esplanade

Sometimes, five stars is not enough

The Independent

A joyous, sensory overload

Pitchfork

Breathtaking

New York Times

Credits

Wayne McGregor Director and choreographer

Olafur Eliasson Visual concept

Jamie xx Composer

Inspired by Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer

Rob Halliday Lighting Realisation

Nick Sager Sound Designer

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