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The troupe’s second programme for this London visit again shows Morris’s acute musical awareness
Choreographer Mark Morris was the music director of this year’s Bay Area festival
Turgenev’s play, condensed by Ashton, was thrillingly danced by American Ballet Theatre
The wary, rough duet begins with the dancers yards apart; when they grow entangled, a strenuous antagonism still reigns
This was a spectacular choreographic debut from the 25-year-old member of the New York City Ballet’s corps
Helgi Tomasson led American ballet out of the shadow of George Balanchine and the New York-centric dance world
Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes provided a fascinating programme as music director of this adventurous California festival
This Mark Morris premiere was faithful to the witty audacity of Beethoven’s music
Emanuel Gat’s ‘Preludes & Fugues’ subtly captures the spirit of its Bach score
This contemporary-ballet company presented choreography that was beautiful but lacked the sensuality of passion
Trisha Brown has inspired a generation of choreographers with her meticulous working methods
A ‘Nutcracker’ of wonders
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