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Emery LeCrone is one of the brightest of the new generation of choreographers in New York City. With consistently good reviews and steadily increasing commissions, she is one to watch for the future. The North Carolina native is carving out a substantial niche as a freelance choreographer.
Jaroussky in London
If you like your Purcell spiced up with some jazz improvisation and Middle-Eastern flavours, Philippe Jaroussky and L’Arpeggiata’s gig was for you.
Memorable opera in NYC
Two worlds occupied by the same two women and presented, jarringly, as a single multi-story set. One is the pristine white deck of a 1960s ship bound for Brazil, and beneath it, where the hull might be, is the grey grim world of Auschwitz.
Pina Bausch in Madrid
Almost 40 years after its première, Pina Bausch's daring reinterpretation of the myth of Orpheus still captivates audiences worldwide. This tanzoper is one of the most accomplished attempts to create a contemporary tragedy, an enthralling reflection on human boundaries and the acceptance of death.
Coq d'Or: The Ballet
It was like going on the journey from Kansas to the Land of Oz. After dank, dark drizzle on the streets outside, the scene inside the London Coliseum suddenly transformed into dazzling and vivid colour for this famous fairy-tale by Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.
Featured Opera Company
The new season at Dijon Opéra opens with a celebration of Dijonnais composer, Rameau, before heading to Prague for a Czech season, plus Résistance: an exploration of the music of composers detained in concentration camps in World War II.
Recent changes in workers' status within the entertainment industry in France have created a wave of uncertainty over the feasability of major music events this summer.