Britain's biggest and most exciting touring dance company who often tour two programmes at a time. Dancing to a mixture of musical styles they provide enormously watchable evenings. Songs of a Wayfarer
explores the complex emotions associated with unrequited love. Irony of Fate
is a sublime duet for dancer and violinist. Virtuosity and passion come together, as the artists embark on a journey that takes them to the brink of exhaustion. In 1926 Frederick Ashton created his first ballet for Rambert, A Tragedy of Fashion
. Best described as a dance/drama, this new version by Ian Spink is true to the original story line of fashion, art and suicide and is a theatrical production for all to enjoy. Swamp
is a modern dance at its most pure. Echoes of Clark's classical background are very evident there, but this only acts as a foundation for his originality and inventiveness. Rambert Dance Company - Songs of a Wayfarer/Irony of Fate/A Tragedy of Fashion/Swamp website
.Company Rambert Dance Company. Choreographer Kim Brandstrup (Songs of a Wayfarer). Music Mahler (Songs of a Wayfarer). Choreographer Rafael Bonachela (Irony of Fate). Choreographer Ian Spink (A Tragedy of Fashion - after [Frederick Ashton]). Choreographer Michael Clark (Swamp).