★★★★✰ In her 'all at once', Tanowitz seems to have taken Taylor's 'Junction' as her starting point. Like that work, it is a paean to awkwardness...
Tag - Aureole
San Francisco Ballet – From Foreign Lands, Beaux, Classical Symphony and Symphonic Dances – New York
In its second mixed bill here in New York, San Francisco Ballet once again impressed with its vitality and the depth of its bench, as well as with its pleasantly unified look.
Opening night was a gala performance; one might have expected Esplanade, or Arden Court, but that’s just not Taylor’s style. For a choreographer who has been criticized for being too popular in his tastes, Taylor can be very odd indeed.
The seven works I saw over two nights started with Aureole and ended with Esplanade, and even in these less than perfect circumstances it's impossible to resist the enchantment of these two masterpieces. Aureole especially seems to me the essence of Paul Taylor...
Lubovitch’s signature ...a style whose free-flowing, cascading and highly musical movement qualities appear as effortless to dance as beautiful.