The choreographer & Ballet Zurich director talks about creating a new dramatic work for the Bolshoi based on Virginia Woolf's 'Orlando', on working with the Moscow dancers and the general travails of dance creation during a world-changing pandemic.
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★★★★✰ In the last several years, the choreographer Alexei Ratmansky has developed a sideline to his main choreographic efforts: the reviving of ballets by Marius Petipa in a way that represents the original choreography with as much fidelity as possible...
★★★✰✰ But, at least to my eye, the production’s triumph is its final lakeside act. There, the formations of swans, as originally choreographed by Lev Ivanov, become intricate, delicate, lyrical, and intensely moving.
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