We talk to Mark Morris about Pepperland, his exuberant celebration of The Beatles ground-breaking album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, touring the UK and Ireland for six weeks in March and April.
Tag - New York City Opera
American Ballet Theatre – Serenade after Plato’s Symposium, Symphonic Variations, Brahms-Haydn Variations + Fall Gala – New York
★★★★✰ A second look at Alexei Ratmansky’s Serenade after Plato’s Symposium confirms the impression formed last season. It is a fascinating work that represents a new direction for the choreographer.
★★✰✰✰ The effect of Shen’s “Neither,” like that of the original opera, is decidedly muted.
★★★✰✰ This is no second-rate student group. The Gelsey Kirkland Academy is doing something right.
As he has shown again and again, the choreographer Mark Morris has a way with Baroque music. He clearly adores it...
My father asked my original teacher in Rockville, Ms. Hood, whether it was viable for me to become a dancer, and she said she thought I could, even though I wasn’t blessed with beautiful legs and feet. But I had a lot of other assets...