★★★✰✰ A double bill with a re-run of Hans van Manen’s 5 Tangos paired with the premiere of Firebirds (based on the Stravinsky score), this new work having the rare distinction of being created by an all-woman team led by choreographer Marianna Venekei.
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★★★✰✰ M¡longa has a lot of spirit to offer when it lets the dance take the lead.
Acosta deserves every moment of his standing ovation...
This is not Cherkaoui’s most successfully realised work but his affection and respect for tango shine through, and the dancers are a joy to watch.