“Alston turns a simple story into a multi-faceted choreographic jewel.… one of the year’s finest new works.” – Observer (U.K.)
“Grace, beauty, and vivid technique colour [Alston’s] choreography…. Here is a wholly enchanting creation.” – Financial Times (U.K.)
One of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary dance companies returns to Peak Performances with its unique brand of profoundly musical, joyous movement. Joined onstage by the superb musicians of Repast Baroque Ensemble and the Shanghai Quartet, Richard Alston Dance Company debuts a new work, Chacony, set to the music of Purcell and Britten; the American premieres of Mazur and Stronghold; and the American premiere of the intensely romantic, “wholly enchanting creation,” An Italian in Madrid.
2 hours, 5 minutes, including two intermissions.
Thursday, February 2 @ 6 p.m. | Alexander Kasser Theater
Diana Byer, Artistic Director of New York Theatre Ballet, leads an insightful conversation on the integral relationship between music and dance in the work of Richard Alston.
Sneak Peeks are free and open to the public; refreshments included!
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