Reviews for King Arthur

  1. Mark Morris Dance Group/English National Opera in King Arthur at Coliseum

    Press Review David Dougill, Sun.Times, Tuesday 4 July 2006Performance 26 Jun - 8 Jul

    ‘You can always rely on the American choreographer Mark Morris, master of fun, musical eclecticism and theatrical ingenuity, for a delicious evening, and King Arthur… proved the treat we all expected.’ 

  2. Mark Morris Dance Group/English National Opera in King Arthur at Coliseum

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Sun.Independent, Tuesday 4 July 2006Performance 26 Jun - 8 Jul

    ‘Just occasionally – perhaps not often enough – he matches the beauty of a vocal line.’ 

  3. Mark Morris Dance Group/English National Opera in King Arthur at Coliseum

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Tuesday 4 July 2006Performance 26 Jun - 8 Jul

    ‘The jewels of music, song and dance remain and Morris locates these in a whimsical Merrie England dreamworld, half Forest of Arden, half repertory company rehearsal-room’ 

  4. Mark Morris Dance Group/English National Opera in King Arthur at Coliseum

    Press Review Rupert Christiansen, Telegraph, Wednesday 28 June 2006Performance 26 Jun - 8 Jul

    ‘“Vaudeville” is the term Morris mentions in his programme note, but “dog’s breakfast” is what came to my mind. ‘ 

  5. Mark Morris Dance Group/English National Opera in King Arthur at Coliseum

    Press Review Tom Service, Guardian, Wednesday 28 June 2006Performance 26 Jun - 8 Jul

    ‘It’s an entertainment in which the joyous energy of the Mark Morris Dance Group is as important as the roles taken by the singers.’  

  6. Mark Morris Dance Group/English National Opera in King Arthur at Coliseum

    Press Review Richard Morrison, Times, Wednesday 28 June 2006Performance 26 Jun - 8 Jul

    ‘WHAT A witty, whimsical, mesmerising and meltingly beautiful entertainment the American choreographer Mark Morris has made of Henry Purcell’s semi-opera. It’s a village fête, a seaside show and a surreal pageant of British eccentrics from all eras … 

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