March 2007

  1. English National Ballet in Melody on the Move at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Friday 9 March 2007Performance 6 & 7 March 2007

    “The piece [Michael Corder’s Melody on the Move] is amusing, assured and sensitively danced.” 

  2. Royal Ballet in ‘Apollo/ Children of Adam/ Theme and Variations’ at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Thursday 8 March 2007Performance 5 Mar 07

    ‘Poor Alastair Marriott. Would you want your world premiere for the Royal Ballet sandwiched between two of Balanchine’s most luminous creations? Comparisons are bound to be invidious. ‘  

  3. Phoenix Rising

    Thursday 8 March 2007

    Javier De Frutos, the new Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre talks about his plans for the company: “The term ‘worthy’ comes to mind…and I can safely say worthy is not in my plans… Continue Reading

  4. Flamenco Festival at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Thursday 8 March 2007Performance Feb - Mar 07

    ‘Bayón performs not one step we haven’t seen performed 100 times before, yet, whether dancing her own free-style to Bach, or a formal solea in a stiff skirt with a ruffled train to the keening song of Miguel Poveda, she makes spiritual contact with both the … 

  5. Royal Ballet in ‘Apollo/ Children of Adam/ Theme and Variations’ at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Thursday 8 March 2007Performance 5 Mar 07

    ‘You win some, you lose some. The Royal Ballet’s latest programme has one world and one company premiere. The first is foolish, the second magnificent.’  

  6. Royal Ballet in ‘Apollo/ Children of Adam/ Theme and Variations’ at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Sarah Crompton, Telegraph, Thursday 8 March 2007Performance 5 Mar 07

    ‘Balanchine’s Apollo, which opened Monday night’s programme was made in 1928 yet looks as fresh as mint. Marriott’s Children of Adam was created only yesterday yet already feels as dusty as a museum piece.’ 

  7. Royal Ballet in ‘Apollo/ Children of Adam/ Theme and Variations’ at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Thursday 8 March 2007Performance 5 Mar 07

    ‘It has almost become default policy at The Royal to package new choreography alongside revivals of Balanchine.’  

  8. Sasha Waltz & Guests

    Wednesday 7 March 2007

    Sasha Waltz & Guests Dido & Aeneas, Sadler’s Wells, 14 – 18 March Sasha Waltz’s adaptation of Purcell’s classic opera Dido & Aeneas brings opera and dance together in a stun… Continue Reading

  9. Royal Ballet in ‘Apollo/ Children of Adam/ Theme and Variations’ at Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 6 March 2007 — Performance: 5 Mar 07

    In rep until 24 March There’s a passion for everything vintage these days and Alastair Marriott’s Children of Adam rolls back the years to the ’60s and ’70s when Kenneth McMillan changed… Continue Reading

  10. Sue Wyatt
Photo: Ken Towson

    Rambert’s Chief Executive resigns

    Tuesday 6 March 2007

    Sue Wyatt, Chief Executive of Rambert Dance Company, has announced that she will be leaving after six years in the post. The company is now in a much stronger position than it was when she joined in 2001. At tha… Continue Reading

  11. Carmen Cortés at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Clement Crisp, Financial Times, Tuesday 6 March 2007Performance 2 March 07

    ‘What matters is Carmen Cortes as she burns over the stage, hands like doves in flight, torso curved, the dance flaring through her being, her feet summoning the earth spirits that then inhabit her body.’  

  12. Tag

    Friday 2 March 2007

    Jonzi D Productions are currently touring TAG…Me vs. The City and will be coming to the Peacock Theatre in May. Jonzi D talks about the piece “We are having a creative discussion on the vandalism and… Continue Reading

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