Alban Lendorf promoted to soloist
Posted 22 May 2010 - 07:45 AM
(The RDB has a flat hierarchy, like NYCB - corps de ballet, soloist, principals.)
Posted 23 May 2010 - 08:15 AM
It is true, that he can fly, and like many clever dancers before him he makes you forget, that he hasn't got the ideal stature for a balletdancer from nature's hand, by compensating in many ways. He is one the most silent dancers I have ever seen, you never hear a bump when he lands after one of his soaring jumps, and he uses his strength to make the movements look light and smooth. In that way he always reminds me of a cat. It is going to be interesting to see how he will develope furtheron.
Posted 29 May 2010 - 08:55 AM
”Alban Lendorf er et af de største talenter dansk ballet har fostret de sidste 30 år. Hans enorme talent har på rekordtid placeret ham i den solistiske ende af Den Kongelige Ballet, og jeg spår ham en stor stor karriere. Han har en naturlig forståelse af klassisk ballet og en usandsynlig stærk teknik og fysik. Hans sceniske udtryk er formidabelt, og han har, trods sin unge alder, en instinktiv evne til at få publikum til at kigge på ham og lave drama og skabe teater på scenen.”
"Alban Lendorf is one of the greatest talents Danish ballet has produced during the last 30 years. His enormous talent has in record time placed him among the soloists of the Royal Danish Ballet, and I predict a great, great career for him. He has a natural understanding of classical ballet and an incredibly strong technique and physique. His stage presence is outstanding, and he has, despite his young age, an instinctive ability to make the audience look at him, and create dramatic moments and "make theatre" on the stage."
Link with more informations (in Danish)
Posted 02 June 2010 - 07:31 AM
Posted 02 June 2010 - 08:04 AM
Alban Lendorf in a handsomely made short documentary, with Susanne Grinder. Some nice glimpses of his work.
I'm afraid it is not Lendorf that we see in the glimpses of Symphony in C. I think it is Gregory Dean, another very talented young dancer in the company. But it is Lendorf who is being interviewed.
Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:33 AM
Was it Lendorf in "La Sylphide"?
No, that was Marcin Kupinski, one of the recently promoted soloists.
Posted 02 June 2010 - 09:43 AM
I have to figure out how to get to Copenhagen...
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