★★★★★ Program 02, with works by Dwight Rhoden, Myles Thatcher and Mark Morris, more than lived up to my expectations. There was drama, joy, whimsy. A great night at the ballet, viewed from home of course.
Tag - Isaac Mizrahi
★★★★✰ San Francisco Ballet’s Program 2 was dubbed Classical Re(Vision) – a remembering of and reconnection with choreography in SFB’s existing repertory catalogue.
With Pepperland about to tour the UK for 6 weeks we talk to designer Elizabeth Kurtzman about her striking costumes and what it's like working with Mark Morris...
★★★✰✰ How striking Morris’ dancers are, how diversified in form and unique in expression and cohesive as a troupe — ever present and responsive to each other.
ABT galas are more laid-back than City Ballet’s; they’re less “produced,” with fewer speeches or slick video presentations. For the most part, the company just gets on with the show, with minimum fuss.
As he has shown again and again, the choreographer Mark Morris has a way with Baroque music. He clearly adores it...
Throughout the Bach Partita, Tharp’s movement is technical, precise, and highly articulated. As with Balanchine, the bodies are always distinct, framed in space.
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.
Possokhov’s Rite of Spring is a mixture of mostly good choices with a few that seem rather odd to me.