The corps (in Chopiniana) must be congratulated for the ball-bearing precision in their soft gentle boureeing, gliding gently back to their original positions as the music ended. A real treat to see it done so beautifully.
Archive - May 2014
Opening night of New York City Ballet’s spring season wasn’t a gala, but there was a festive buzz in the theatre nonetheless. The ballets were all by living choreographers; the oldest dated from 1988, half were of more recent vintage.
Almost 20 years since it first premiered, Matthew Bourne's sharp, satirical and exquisitely beautiful Swan Lake feels as up to the minute as if it were choreographed last week.