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Subject: "Latest Review Links - wb 28 May" Archived thread - Read only
 
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Bruce Madmin

28-05-01, 07:51 AM (GMT)
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"Latest Review Links - wb 28 May"
 
   Each day we add the latest links to reviews and interviews that we find on the major newspaper web sites. If you find a link that we have missed do please post it up, preferably as a URL link.

For convenience here is a link to last weeks thread:
http://www.danze.co.uk/dcforum/happening/1684.html


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  Subject     Author     Message Date     ID  
  Monday Links - 28th Bruce Madmin 28-05-01 1
     RE: Monday Links - 28th Brendan McCarthymoderator 28-05-01 2
  Tuesday Links - 29th Bruce Madmin 29-05-01 3
     RE: Wednesday links - 30th Ann Williams 30-05-01 4
         RE: Wednesday links - 30th Brendan McCarthymoderator 30-05-01 5
             RE: Wednesday links - 30th Brendan 30-05-01 6
                 RE: Thursday links - 31st Ann Willims 31-05-01 7
                     RE: Friday links - 1st June Ann Williams 01-06-01 8
  Saturday Links - 2nd Bruce Madmin 02-06-01 9
  Sunday Links - 3rd Bruce Madmin 03-06-01 10
     RE: Sunday Links - 3rd Brendan 03-06-01 11
         RE: Sunday Links - 3rd Brendan 03-06-01 12
             RE: Sunday Links - 3rd Brendan McCarthymoderator 03-06-01 13
                 RE: Sunday Links - 3rd Fuzzyface 04-06-01 14

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Bruce Madmin

28-05-01, 07:53 AM (GMT)
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1. "Monday Links - 28th"
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   South Africa's dancers find their feet
In Full Flight
Purcell Room, London
By Judith Mackrell
http://www.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,3604,497612,00.html

Geri (Halliwell) gets into ballet
Singer becomes Friend of Royal Opera House
http://www.peoplenews.com/news/0,3430,5084-24,00.html


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Brendan McCarthymoderator

28-05-01, 04:50 PM (GMT)
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2. "RE: Monday Links - 28th"
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   From The New Yorker Joan Acocella on Christopher Wheeldon. A quote:

"Wheeldon has an English ancestry—I like him better for being true to it—but his imagination has been retrained by Balanchine's work"

http://www.newyorker.com/THE_CRITICS/ON_TELEVISION/


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Bruce Madmin

29-05-01, 07:12 AM (GMT)
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3. "Tuesday Links - 29th"
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Arc Dance Company
Celebrating the work of a creative master DANCE:
Financial Times; May 29, 2001
By CLEMENT CRISP
http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010529001566

Royal Ballet double bill; A Knight at the Ballet, Royal Opera House, London
Dowell's last night goes like a dream
By Jenny Gilbert
http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/dance/reviews/story.jsp?story=74980

Amaterasu
Eclipsed by the sun
Dance theatre: The Sun Goddess outshines all in a noisy retelling of a Japanese legend, but she drums up too little passion
BY ALLEN ROBERTSON
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,62-2001180952,00.html

Amaterasu
Awesomely silly, no matter which language it's in
Ismene Brown reviews Amaterasu, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=lzbllvut&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/5/29/btama29.html



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Ann Williams

30-05-01, 08:26 AM (GMT)
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4. "RE: Wednesday links - 30th"
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Stars shine for Dowell

Http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=ax832sbL&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/5/30/btdow30.html

In Full Flight, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Nadine Meisner
Http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/dance/story.jsp?story=75128

Balanchine's 'Sonnambula': In the Grip of Emotion, Even While Sleeping
By ANNA KISSELGOFF
Http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/30/arts/30SONN.html


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Brendan McCarthymoderator

30-05-01, 08:56 AM (GMT)
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5. "RE: Wednesday links - 30th"
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   From the Village Voice a photo-feature on "Thoroughly Postmodern Misha", Baryshnikov still dancing at 53

http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0122/zimmer.shtml

Also Deborah Jowitt, the Voice's dance writer on new dance in Prague.

http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0122/jowitt.shtml


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Brendan

30-05-01, 02:48 PM (GMT)
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6. "RE: Wednesday links - 30th"
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   From the New York site Dance Insider a psychotherapist writes on the dilemma facing dancers who wish to have children, given the seeming reality that success in dance means "all or nothing" commitment.


http://www.danceinsider.com/advice/a5_30.html


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Ann Willims

31-05-01, 08:33 AM (GMT)
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7. "RE: Thursday links - 31st"
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   A thin days on the newspaper fron, I'm afraid, so here are to links from magazines, one rather old....

The New Statesman on Mats Ek....
Dance - Sarah Frater says classical ballet need not be an ornate cliche of prettiness
http://www.consider.net/forum_new.php3?newTemplate=OpenObject&newTop=200105280036&newDisplayURN=200105280036

Now it can be told: I was the real Billy Elliot
Frank Johnson
http://www.spectator.co.uk/article.php3?table=old§ion=current&issue=2001-05-26&id=175&searchText=Ballet


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Ann Williams

01-06-01, 09:03 AM (GMT)
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8. "RE: Friday links - 1st June"
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Street-smart culture on the move
Ismene Brown reviews Aeroplane Man, Jonzi D at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=a5KuWaXJ&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/6/1/btaer01.html

The Bright Colors of Joy, Painted in Buoyant Movents by Jerome Robbins
By JENNIFER DUNNING
Http://www.nytimes.com/2001/06/01/arts/01GATH.html

NOTE: there's a review of the RB's 'Stravinsky Staged' by Alistair Macauley in this weeks TLS but no links are available, I'm afraid.


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Bruce Madmin

02-06-01, 08:51 AM (GMT)
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9. "Saturday Links - 2nd"
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   RB
Private view
Deborah Bull says it's sponsorship that lets the show go on.
There are interesting observations here about the Dowell Gala and who was able and not able to attend...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=0Kb2iG2q&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/6/2/baview02.html

Clement plans his summer schedule - a world affair of course...!
SURVEY - SUMMER ARTS GUIDE: Optimism can lead you a merry dance: BALLET: Clement Crisp warns: don't be tempted by the offerings of that 'adventurous' troupe. Stick to the big names and the big venues
Financial Times; Jun 2, 2001
By CLEMENT CRISP
http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010602001114

Victor Hochhauser
A backstage double act that has filled a nation's concert halls:
ARTS PROMOTION: The husband and wife team Victor and Lilian Hochhauser are the most prolific arts promoters of the post-war era and they have brought some of the 20th century's greatest artists to Britain. Sarah Frater meets them at their home
Financial Times; Jun 2, 2001
By SARAH FRATER
http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010602001115

Edinburgh Festival
FESTIVALS EDINBURGH: Antony Thorncroft finds a quintessentially challenging mix in store for this year's international festival
Financial Times; Jun 2, 2001
By TONY THORNCROFT
http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010602001113


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Bruce Madmin

03-06-01, 07:25 AM (GMT)
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10. "Sunday Links - 3rd"
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   Cullberg Ballet
The bald and the beautiful
Mats Ek's dramatic choreography turns fairy tales on their heads. Clifford Bishop meets him
http://www.sunday-times.co.uk/news/pages/sti/2001/06/03/sticuldnc02002.html?

Kabuki, RB
Love, death and soy sauce
A Japanese period soap opera ends with a Buddhist message
Shochiku Grand Kabuki, Sadler's Wells, London EC1 (The Lowry, Salford, 14-16 June)
Song of the Earth, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, London WC2
By Jann Parry
http://www.observer.co.uk/review/story/0,6903,500387,00.html


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Brendan

03-06-01, 10:34 AM (GMT)
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11. "RE: Sunday Links - 3rd"
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   From the NY Times how Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak project are honouring the Judson Church, a notable NY dance venue in the 1960s.

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/06/03/arts/03HUGH.html


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Brendan

03-06-01, 08:59 PM (GMT)
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12. "RE: Sunday Links - 3rd"
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   The Boston Globe previews the Royal Ballet's forthcoming performances there of Swan Lake

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/154/living/_Swan_Lake_is_a_rare_Royal_Ballet_sighting+.shtml


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Brendan McCarthymoderator

03-06-01, 09:06 PM (GMT)
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13. "RE: Sunday Links - 3rd"
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   http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10295-2001Jun1.html

And....the Washington Post pans Wayne McGregor and Random Dance Company.


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Fuzzyface

04-06-01, 09:26 AM (GMT)
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14. "RE: Sunday Links - 3rd"
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   According to the Sunday Independent, the ROH will be announcing their new season next week. The article makes virtually no mention of the Royal Ballet, and implies that only the performances of Cecilia Bartoli will "sell out the house" for the first time since the ROH reopened - what rubbish.


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