Tag - Arvo Part

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Pacific Northwest Ballet – Beyond Ballet, works by Dove, Lang & King – Seattle

Pacific Northwest Ballet Beyond Ballet: Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations, The Personal Element ★★★★✰ Seattle, McCaw Hall and streaming, 18–22 November 2021 18 November 2021 www.pnb.org www.mccawhall.com There are times when art meets the moment, and Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Beyond Ballet program is one of them. Tracing through lines from the AIDS era to the current...

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Royal Ballet Flanders – Fall, Chronicle, Boléro – Antwerp

★★★★✰   For a very short while, Wim Vanlessen will enjoy the claim that he has performed for the Royal Ballet Flanders for more than half its existence. The company celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, later this year and Vanlessen joined in 1994. This performance was both a celebration of exceptional long service and a farewell...

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Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2018 – London

★★★✰✰   This year's Russian Ballet gala was ostensibly in honour of the 200th anniversary of Marius Petipa's birth. Any choreography attributed to him was mostly a long way 'after Petipa', but it's always fun to see excellent Russian dancers deliver pas de deux from Don Quixote, Swan Lake and Le Corsaire.

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Ballet Central – 2017 Tour – London

★★★✰✰   At the end of the evening was what you might call the blockbuster piece of the tour - 30 minutes of Matthew Bourne in the form of Act II of his "Highland Fling". Bourne's take on "La Sylphide" is a wonderful piece of work, full of wit, style and pathos...

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