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Subject: "Latest Review Links - wb 30th July" Archived thread - Read only
 
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Bruce Madmin

30-07-01, 03:58 AM (GMT)
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"Latest Review Links - wb 30th July"
 
  
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/1912.html


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  Subject     Author     Message Date     ID  
  Monday Links - 30 July Bruce Madmin 30-07-01 1
     RE: Monday Links - 30 July Jane S 30-07-01 2
  Tuesday Linsk - 31st Bruce Madmin 31-07-01 3
     RE: Wednesday links -1st Ann Williams 01-08-01 4
         RE: Wednesday links -1st Ann Williams 01-08-01 5
             RE: Wednesday links -1st lara 01-08-01 6
                 RE: Thursday links - 2nd Ann Williams 02-08-01 7
                     RE: Thursday links - 2nd Brendan 02-08-01 8
                         RE: Thursday links - 2nd Ann Williams 02-08-01 9
                             RE: Friday links - 3rd Ann Williams 03-08-01 10
                             RE: Friday links - 3rd Ann Williams 03-08-01 11
                             RE: Saturday links - 4th Brendan 04-08-01 12
                             RE: Saturday links - 4th Brendan 04-08-01 13
                             RE: Sunday links - 5th Brendan 05-08-01 14
                             RE: Sunday links - 5th Ann Williams 05-08-01 15
                             RE: Sunday links - 5th lara 05-08-01 16

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Bruce Madmin

30-07-01, 04:00 AM (GMT)
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1. "Monday Links - 30 July"
In response to message #0
 
   A v hot night in Lonodn and can't sleep for toffee!

RB
Yokel heroes
The Royal Ballet's Coppélia is enlivened by its bucolic lead (Kobborg and Tapper)
BY DEBRA CRAINE
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,62-2001260749,00.html

RB
An unimproved treasure - Coppelia (with Kobborg and Tapper))
Financial Times; Jul 30, 2001
By CLEMENT CRISP
http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010730000473

California Dance
S.F. wants the next dance
Classical ballet is riding high across the country, but why not here?
aboit the emergence of the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa as a major ballet center
By Octavio Roca, Chronicle Dance Critic
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2001/07/29/PK185356.DTL

New York belly dancing...
A Wink and a Wiggle, a Dancer's Art
By SHAYNA SAMUELS
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/29/arts/dance/29SAMU.html

Nude erotic dancing in the USA..
Wrapping Nude Dancing in a Cloak of Law
By JUDITH LYNNE HANNA
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/29/arts/dance/29HANN.html

Expressions Dance Company
The violent motion of egos in conflict
VANITIES CROSSING
Parramatta Riverside Theatre
July 25
Reviewed by Jill Sykes
http://www.smh.com.au/news/0107/27/entertainment/entertain11.html


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Jane S

30-07-01, 03:15 PM (GMT)
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2. "RE: Monday Links - 30 July"
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   Jenny Gilbert on the RB's Swan Lake:

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/dance/reviews/story.jsp?story=86120


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Bruce Madmin

31-07-01, 07:14 AM (GMT)
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3. "Tuesday Linsk - 31st"
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   George Piper Dances
The courageous 'Ballet Boyz' are off to a stylish start
Ismene Brown reviews George Piper Dances, at the Harrogate Festival
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=pU113See&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/7/31/btpip31.html

Edinburgh festival
This year's best bets
From the singing jailbird to the ooh-la-la waitress, via the flying truck driver - the Guardian critics' festival shortlist. Judith Mackrells list of dance musts is a bit down the page...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4230497,00.html

Michael Flatley
Riverdance star hangs up his shoes
Dancer scheduled to start work on movie in the U.K. soon: Michael Flatley
By Michael Higgins
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/world/story.html?f=/stories/20010730/632123.html


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Ann Williams

01-08-01, 08:51 AM (GMT)
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4. "RE: Wednesday links -1st"
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   A bit of a mixed bag today. I'll post more if I find anything later...

REVIEWS: Dance - An outstanding combination SWAN LAKE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LONDON
John Percival finds Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosts an unbeatable double act....
The Independent - United Kingdom; Aug 1, 2001

http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010801001367&query=ballet

The incoherent return of the Ballet Boyz
George Piper Dances
Judith Mackrell
Guardian
Http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4231715,00.html
George Piper Dances; Royal Hall, Harrogate
BY DONALD HUTERA
Http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,62-2001262641,00.html

S.F. wants the next dance


Classical ballet is riding high across the country, but why not here?
"....a dazzling variety of ballet at the highest level of excellence available to American audiences for the first time in years. The problem is that San Francisco is being left out. "
Octavio Roca, Chronicle Dance Critic
Http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/07/29/PK185356.DTL

A piece from the NZ Herald about the new AD of New Zealand Ballet:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/entertainmentstorydisplay.cfm?storyID=202726&thesection=entertainment&thesubsection=arts&thesecondsubsection=general
Another story about the Trocks - this time from the Age.
http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/2001/07/31/FFX64UCKSPC.html


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Ann Williams

01-08-01, 10:48 AM (GMT)
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5. "RE: Wednesday links -1st"
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   From the New York Post, more sexual shenanigans at ABT:

ANOTHER ABT EXEC ACCUSED
By MICHAEL RIEDEL
Http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/36339.htm


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lara

01-08-01, 04:45 PM (GMT)
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6. "RE: Wednesday links -1st"
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   LAST EDITED ON 01-08-01 AT 04:48 PM (GMT)

A very concise and accurate review (in my mind) of Guillem's Giselle:

http://www.newyorkmag.com/page.cfm?page_id=5029

from criticaldance.com


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Ann Williams

02-08-01, 08:58 AM (GMT)
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7. "RE: Thursday links - 2nd"
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   Here's what I found so far...

Ismene Brown reviews Coppelia performed by the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden
'Little of the fascinating psychological underplay of the story survives in de Valois's upright, squeaky-clean production, based on a St Petersburg upgrade of the Paris original...'
Http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=fw3aosVs&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/8/2/btcop02.html

Dance: George Piper Dances Royal Hall Harrogate
The Independent - United Kingdom; Aug 2, 2001
BY JOHN PERCIVAL

http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/article.html?id=010802001140&query=ballet
A Son's Score for His Father's Choreography
Nilas Martins composes for Peter Martins...
By JENNIFER DUNNING
Http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/01/arts/dance/01GALA.html


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Brendan

02-08-01, 04:32 PM (GMT)
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8. "RE: Thursday links - 2nd"
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   News from the Cape Cod Times of two dancers with BRB, Catherine Batcheller and Joseph Cipolla. They're retiring to Cape Cod and setting up a dance company of their own.
http://www.capecodonline.com/cctimes/danceco2.htm


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Ann Williams

02-08-01, 08:09 PM (GMT)
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9. "RE: Thursday links - 2nd"
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   I've just found this Sylvie G. piece in the Evening Standard. If the link works, it will be a 'first' for me:

Taming of a ballet brat
by Luke Jennings
Http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/dynamic/hottx/music/top_review.html?in_review_id=430092&in_review_text_id=380610


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Ann Williams

03-08-01, 08:48 AM (GMT)
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10. "RE: Friday links - 3rd"
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   Quite a lot this morning, and I haven't even looked at the foreign papers yet:

Dowell's last dance

Http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000148269364269&rtmo=wKMejn0b&atmo=99999999&pg=/et/01/8/3/btmix03.html

THE ARTS: Season finale does Ashton proud BALLET:
Financial Times; Aug 3, 2001
By CLEMENT CRISP
http://globalarchive.ft.com/globalarchive/articles.html?id=010803001798&query=clement+Crisp

Royal Ballet mixed bill
Judith Mackrell
Guardian
Http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4233028,00.html
New blood for an old ballet
The ballerina Sylvie Guillem brings Giselle to London next week. And this time, she tells John Percival, she will dance it her way
Http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=86696
Anthony Dowell Celebration, Royal Opera House, London
A dazzling farewell
John Percival
Http://www.independent.co.uk/story.jsp?story=86694
Time for a change of heart
BY DEBRA CRAINE
Giselle has always left Sylvie Guillem dissatisfied. But now she hopes her own version will put things right
Http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,62-2001264173,00.html


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Ann Williams

03-08-01, 10:48 AM (GMT)
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11. "RE: Friday links - 3rd"
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   A couple of foreign stories now:

KOREAN TROUPE HAS IT MADE IN 'THE SHADES'
By CLIVE BARNES
A near-rave for Universal Ballet from Clive Barnes in the New York Post
Http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/30801.htm

DANCE WITH DEMONS:
The Life of Jerome Robbins
From the International Herald Tribune, a review of Greg Lawrence's biog of Jerome Robbins (I LOVE that story about him falling backwards into the orchestra pit...)

http://www.iht.com/articles/28173.html


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Brendan

04-08-01, 05:29 AM (GMT)
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12. "RE: Saturday links - 4th"
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   On a very quiet Saturday morning this is what I have found so far.

Judith Mackrell reviews Danza Libre for the Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,3604,532123,00.html

The NY Times on Universal Ballet's Shim Chung
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/04/arts/dance/04CHUN.html

A piece from Canada's National Post that's several days old. It's a feature about "bowing out gracefully" and how Andrea Boardman of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens managed the end of her professional career.
http://www.nationalpost.com/artslife/story.html?f=/stories/20010731/632810.html


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Brendan

04-08-01, 08:44 AM (GMT)
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13. "RE: Saturday links - 4th"
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   One more. From the Village Voice Deirdre Jowett's take on Guillem's Giselle. "This Giselle has wonderful moments, and, cavils aside, Guillem's sensitive dramaturgy might galvanize more tradition-minded choreographers to probe the ballet's scenario".
http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0131/jowitt.php


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Brendan

05-08-01, 08:57 AM (GMT)
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14. "RE: Sunday links - 5th"
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   The Sunday Times reports the Queen Mum's birthday visit to the ROH
http://www.sunday-times.co.uk/news/pages/sti/2001/08/05/stinwenws02040.html

Jennie Bond's report for BBC News with a few seconds of pictures of the ROH arrivals. This is a realplayer file
http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/1470000/video/_1474017_queen3_bond_vi.ram

Nadine Meisner moves from the Sunday Telegraph and writes for the Sunday Times on Ballet Boyz's opening programme. Also the RB's Coppelia.
http://www.sunday-times.co.uk/news/pages/sti/2001/08/05/sticuldnc03004.html?

Meisner also interviews Sylvie Guillem about her verion of Giselle for La Scala Ballet
http://www.sunday-times.co.uk/news/pages/sti/2001/08/05/sticuldnc02003.html

Guillem talking to John Percival for the Independent
http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/dance/story.jsp?story=86696

A NY Times piece on a small ballet school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania whose alumni include Sean Lavery, Tina LeBlanc, Deborah Wingert, Lisa de Ribere and Ethan Stiefel
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/05/arts/dance/05CARM.html?ex=997588800&en=e60a43c85a11c993&ei=5040&partner=MOREOVER

NY Times colour mag feature on Bandaloop aerial ballet
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/05/magazine/05BANDALOOP.html

NY Times on the ABT's summer programme for dance students.
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/05/arts/dance/05LEIV.html?searchpv=nytToday


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Ann Williams

05-08-01, 01:16 PM (GMT)
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15. "RE: Sunday links - 5th"
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   There's a very interesting Baryshnikov interview by Amanda Mitchinson in the Sunday Telegraph magazine today. Sadly, though, it's not online.


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lara

05-08-01, 07:57 PM (GMT)
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16. "RE: Sunday links - 5th"
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   from the Montreal Gazette - The Rambert at the Festival des Arts de Saint Sauveur - mentioning Simon Cooper in particular

http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertainment/pages/010729/5076690.html

found on criticaldance.com


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