News: French Fracas

Monday 17 October 2005

Maguy Marin’s Umwelt was greeted with audience unrest when it premiered in Lyons last year. ‘“It was terrible,” says the choreographer. “People were screaming. They were shocked. And it is a shocking piece. I didn’t want it to be, but I couldn’t change it. I had to continue to the end, and even I was frightened by what I was doing.” ‘ How will British audiences react at the Queen Elizabeth Hall this weekend? Read more in the Sun.Times, 16 Oct

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