Wednesday, August 24
Posted 24 August 2011 - 10:22 AM
Posted 24 August 2011 - 10:23 AM
Posted 24 August 2011 - 10:27 AM
And she found out that Morris version is more Busby Berkeley than Balanchine.
Posted 25 August 2011 - 12:47 PM
Posted 25 August 2011 - 12:50 PM
Dressed in stark black and white costumes, the dancers demonstrated right away why Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has been performing to packed audiences at Jacob’s Pillow for several years. These athletic dancers with formal ballet training easily performed Soto’s sinuous movements set to a modern classical score by David Lang. An added bonus was a live cellist, Kimberly Patterson, performing live on stage during this work first performed in 2010.
Posted 26 August 2011 - 11:55 AM
The dancers wear long-sleeved leotards blocked in black and white; they release rapid, complex interactions between their limbs which are frequently robbed of full extension by the gravitational pull of their torsos. Uneven hurtles forward, driven by the music of David Lang (cellist Kimberly Patterson plays live onstage), yet many of Soto’s sharp, short phrases recall time-lapsed flowers rewound from bloom to bud.....
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