"Nordic Cool" tag
Janine Koertge and Dan Langeborg in OreloB.© Ingmar Jernberg. (Click image for larger version)

GoteborgsOperans Danskompani – Nordic Cool season – Washington

The most successful piece from Göteborg’s troupe was OreloB (Bolero spelled backwards), created by Finnish choreographer Kenneth Kvarnström as part of the program titled 3xBoléro – a dance-triptych which interprets Ravel’s Bolero from three different perspectives.

Tero Saarinen in HUNT.© Marita Liulia. (Click image for larger version)

Tero Saarinen Company – Westward Ho!, Wavelengths, HUNT – Washington

Like the Stravinsky score, HUNT is a tour de force. The monumental orchestral chants of The Rite inspired the choreographer to create a dance-as-ritual in which music, movement, and multimedia blend together…

Hannes Þór Egilsson and Emilía Benedikta Guðmundsdóttir in The Swan.© Golli. (Click image for larger version)

Iceland Dance Company – Til, The Swan, Grosstadtsafari – Washington

The Swan (2008), a duet created by the company’s artistic director Lára Stefánsdóttir, turned out to be the most intriguing and theatrically effective dance on the program.

DanceTabs © 2019 All Rights Reserved

© All here is copyright DanceTabs and the author concerned. Do not steal our words or pictures please. Thank you.