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Lynn René Bayley
Fanfare, November 2008

This superb and quite traditional presentation of the first structured ballet in history (1841) may be, to some, rather simple compared to what we’re now used to since the innovations of Stravinsky and more modern dance, yet it’s exquisite in its own right.

Since the choreography is based on what was really the beginning of classical ballet, it’s not flashy in the modern sense. All of the dancers’ moves are on a small scale, geared towards elegance of movement and an illusion of stillness even in the midst of flurries. © 2008 Fanfare Read complete review





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