Reviews for Melody on the Move

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

    Graham Watts, Monday 12 March 2007 — Performance: 6 & 7 March 2007

    ‘Sinfonietta Giocosa/ A Million Kisses to my Skin/ Melody on the Move’ 6 March 2007 This programme features recent work from three established British (and Royal Ballet-trained) choreographers, none … Continue Reading

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

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 12 March 2007Performance 6 & 7 March 2007

    ‘Without batting an eyelid, Gruzdyev deftly turned his half of the duet into a solo by inching centre-stage and making everything bigger. That’s quick thinking for you, and it saved the show.’ 

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

    Press Review Debra Craine, Times, Monday 12 March 2007Performance 6 & 7 March 2007

    ‘Dawson’s off-kilter virtuosity sends sparks flying through the ensemble as if determined to knock them all off their perch.’  

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

    Press Review Sarah Frater, Evening Standard, Friday 9 March 2007Performance 6 & 7 March 2007

    “New in 2003, Michael Corder’s family-friendly ballet is sweet and safe, a well-crafted nostalgia fest,”  

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

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 9 March 2007Performance 6 & 7 March 2007

    “Wayward details lend a hot, giddy urgency to the dancing, a luxuriant tug of rubato seems to open up glimpses of the dancers’ interior lives. With a cast of just nine, Dawson fills the stage with mysteriously shifting shapes that splinter, echo and reform… 

  6. 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.” 

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