There are many reasons to come back and see this excellent programme but few are associated with the new work by Wayne McGregor that is so uncomfortably sandwiched between two modern gems in the Royal Ballet’s repertoire.
Now the company brings to the stage a thrilling new dance production of William Golding’s classic novel Lord of the Flies. The action is transferred from deserted island to deserted theatre. A group of schoolboys find themselves abandoned. With no adult
Wayne McGregor's postmodern take on maths and the music of JS Bach is the centrepiece of a trio of works staged at Covent Garden which also includes Kenneth MacMillan's Gloria and Frederick Ashton's Rhapsody.
Wayne McGregor is not the most musical of choreographers, so Bach’s Art of Fugue seems an unlikely choice as the basis for his latest Royal Ballet work, Tetractys: The Art of Fugue, which premiered on Friday.
All eyes are on the latest work from the Royal Ballet’s resident boffin, Wayne McGregor, the centrepiece of a Class A programme. Bach’s mathematical precision and McGregor’s scientific approach should have proved a fruitful union; the progeny of the
This triple bill is an intriguing celebration of the choreographic art. Two works by Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan, Rhapsody and Gloria, are set either side of a new piece, Tetractys - The Art of Fugue, by Wayne McGregor.