Reviews

On August 2nd, 2015

Ballet Folklorico De Mexico De Amalia Hernandez Mexico’s National Dance Company London Coliseum 22-25 July

Ballet Folklorico De Mexico brings a mesmerising presentation of colours, rhythm and rituals of Mexico. It beautifully captures the essence of the  Mexican spirit-a living culture steeped with ancien...

On July 21st, 2015

Dutch National Ballet Cinderella: Christopher Wheeldon London Coliseum 8-11July 2015

Christopher Wheeldon has revamped Cinderella, bringing the Ballet into the 21st Century. It is still set to Prokoviev’s score, but Wheeldon has played with the story line, keeping it more true to t...

On July 12th, 2015

Baithak launches Anant-a new music album of Tagore translated by Javed Akhtar, sung by Sangeeta Datta, music composed by Soumik Datta. Friday 10 July, Hampstead Town Hall

Poetry is essentially intranslable. Poems carry with them words which are rooted in a culture, language and history. Rabindra Nath’s Nobel prize winning “song offering” (Geetanjali) was more of ...

On June 17th, 2015

Traces by The 7 Fingers The Peacock Theatre 9 June-12 July 2015

The 7 fingers from Quebec is one of the world’s most inventive contemporary circus companies. After success with its previous show Sequence 8, the company returns to the Peacock Theatre with the cr...

On June 2nd, 2015

Lost Dog presents: Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me) Battersea Arts Centre Wednesday 27th May 2015

Tens of characters and tens of thousands of lines of poetry relayed in one hour by one man who promises to dance the complicated bits Created, devised and performed by Ben Duke | Based on the book by ...

On May 27th, 2015

King of Ghosts Soumik Datta with London Philharmonic Orchestra 19th May-Queen Elizabeth Hall

A live film score composed by Soumik Datta,Johannes Berauer and Cormac Byrne. Conductor: Johannes Berauer Sarod:Soumik Datta Bodhran and percussion: Cormac Byrne   Alchemy returned to the Southba...

On May 7th, 2015

Rojas and Rodriguez, Titanium The Peacock, 5-23 May

Flamenco duo Ángel Rojas and Carlos Rodríguez present the UK premiere of an unprecedented fusion between flamenco and street dance. A troop of 13 men take to the stage, dancers and musicians, f...

On April 6th, 2015

Hofesh Shechter World Premier:Untouchables Mixed Bill – The Four Temperments/Song of the Earth Royal Opera House, 27/30 March, 8/10/14 April 2015

There is something about Shechter…Even harden Ballet fans in the audience, who had not seen any previous Shechter work, had to admit that his work has its own energy that whips you up along for the ...

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