Rambert Dance Company
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.
Archive :: production:T1938459095, dance or ballet:S887, venue:V749
A Tragedy of Fashion/Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan/Songs of a Wayfarer/SwampA Tragedy of Fashion
- In 1926 Rambert's Founding Choreographer, Sir Frederick Ashton, choreographed A Tragedy of Fashion
. This new version by Ian Spink makes reference to the original plot of fashion, art and suicide but also highlights Ashton's creative influences in the 1920s. Five Brahmas Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan
- Choreographed for Rambert in 1976, this beautiful solo for a female dancer has been revived to mark the centenary year of its creator, Sir Frederick Ashton. Songs of a Wayfarer
- Created by Kim Brandstrup, this evocative work for seven dancers explores the complex emotions associated with unrequited love and is danced to Mahler's achingly beautiful song-cycle of the same title. Swamp
- Michael Clark's Swamp
was first performed in 1986 and imaginatively employs classical dance movements in a thoroughly contemporary way. Danced to music by Wire.