Reviews for ‘Apollo/ Children of Adam/ Theme and Variations’

  1. 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

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

    Press Review Lyndsey Winship, The Stage, Friday 9 March 2007Performance 5 Mar 07

    “Leanne Benjamin is compelling as the girl who attracts both but causes their feud too. What the corps de ballet mean, or the giant purple flowers in the last episode, remains a mystery.” 

  3. 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. ‘  

  4. 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.’  

  5. 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.’ 

  6. 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.’  

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