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Marie Chouinard — Double Bill

For two days only Quebecois dancer and choreographer Marie Chouinard brings her company to Sadler’s Wells for the performance of two works. Chouinard has been a leading figure in the world of contemporary dan...
ROH Werther
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Jules Massenet wrote some thirty operas and was esteemed by contemporaries as the most successful French operatic composer of the French Belle Époque. He wrote in every genre from grand opera to operetta. Yet ...
review dotdotdot dance wild card sadlers wells
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Wild Card – dotdotdot dance

The Wild Card season at Sadler’s Wells offers a chance for new dance groups to present their work alongside creative work by others that has stimulated them. Dotdotdot Dance is a group of three British women ...
Review 4.48 Psychosis Lyric Hammersmith
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4.48 Psychosis

This new opera emerges as one product of collaboration between the Royal Opera House and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, who have sponsored composer Philip Venables in a doctoral residency. It takes as...
The Dark Mirror: Zender’s Winterreise Barbican Centre
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The Dark Mirror: Zender’s Winterreise

Performances of Schubert’s late song cycle ‘A Winter’s Journey’ are usually deeply inward experiences: just the singer, a grand piano and accompanist and 24 songs offering varying shades of darkness, lo...
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan — Songs of the Wanderers Sadler's Wells
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Songs of the Wanderers

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan return to Sadler’s Wells with one of their signature works, first developed by choreographer Lin Hwai-Min in 1984, and much performed around the world since. While the focus...
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Bartabas & Andrés Marín – Golgota

If you ask most people about theatrical performances with horses I expect their first thoughts will be of the circus, or the ceremonious dressage of the Vienna Riding School, or perhaps even brave performances ...
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Immortal Tango

Immortal Tango is a superlative evening at the theatre that transcends the traditional boundaries of dance spectaculars to become a truly total work of art. Just as detective fiction is often unfairly judged a ...
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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls has been a continuous success story since its first outing in 1950, and in reviewing such an irresistible and indestructible classic it is still worth asking where its secrets lie. The most impor...
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The Nutcracker

There is often a tension in ballet between bravura technique which dazzles the audience but becalms the story, and a focus on development of character, which offers charm and emotional depth, but is short on at...