★★★✰✰ The most interesting item of the programme was definitely the revival of Roland Petit’s L’Arlésienne, created in 1974 when he was director of the National Ballet of Marseille.
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Wonderful how Petit’s youthful melodrama (Le Jeune et la Mort) still works its power, performed with commitment and coached by an expert – Luigi Bonino, one of Petit’s favourite dancers
The pleasure lies in the quality of dancing rather than interpretation. Petit was an expert at animating a stage, a musical-theatre choreographer who delivered what audiences expected...