Cumbre Flamenca Festival review

When Madrileños are asked about music in the subway, they’ll mention Native South Americans playing pan pipes or Romanian gypsies with accordions strapped to their backs, and some might even remember the blonde Russian lady dressed to the nines and  ...

culturevulture.net – review

“thirty seven isolated events” Concept, choreography, direction: Paige Startling Sorvillo (SF) Concept, media environment: Lucy Hg (LA) Composition, sound environment, Liz Allbee (Oakland), Susan Hawkins (Australia) May 22-31, 2008 CounterPULSE, SF Part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival http://www.blindsightperformance.org/  ...

San Francisco Ballet, Program 4

Spring Rounds Choreography: Paul Taylor Composer: Richard Strauss Music: Divertimento for small orchestra, Op. 86 (after Couperin) World Premiere: July 5, 2005- San Francisco Ballet, les étés de la danse de paris: Paris, France British choregrapher Wayne McGregor  ...

Big Dance Theater “The Other Here” review

Big Dance Theater “The Other Here” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts April 27, 2007 http://www.bigdancetheater.org/ http://www.yerbabuenaarts.org/ Big Dance Theater won an OBIE (the American dance scene “Oscar”) in 2000, for its “passionate practice of the most implausible choreographic  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Merce Cunningham was the perfect person to jump on the IPOD bandwagon. Now his dance company must travel from engagment to engagement with dancers, sets, costumes and a small truckload of miniature music players with tangly cords and earphones, all  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Emanuel Gat sets dances to works of music loaded with historical baggage, such as Mozart’s Requiem, which accompanies "K626". He doesn’t synchronize the start of the movement with the music, instead beginning in silence, and inserting gaps between movements. Awaiting  ...

San Francisco Ballet 2007 Season Program 6

Choreography: Agnes de Mille Composer: Aaron Copland Directed by Christine Sarry Staged by Anita Paciotti World Premiere: October 16, 1942, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Metropolitan Opera House; New York, NY Helgi Tomasson’s new ballet, “On Common Ground”, which debuted  ...