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VenueWycombe Swan
Other spaces: Old Town Hall, Oak Room
TownHigh Wycombe
From14th October 2014
To15th October 2014
What is currently on at Wycombe Swan (V749)

Richard Alston Dance Company

Richard Alston Dance CompanyT1957511115
Contemporary dance. Richard Alston, Artistic Director of The Place, the UK's leading centre for contemporary dance, is internationally recognised as one of the most influential and inspiring choreographers in British dance.

Archive :: production:T1957511115, dance or ballet:S901, venue:V749

Rejoice in the Lamb/Holderlin Fragments/New Work/Overdrive

Edinburgh gets its very own world premiere from the Richard Alston Dance Company this September. This brand new work is choreographed by Martin Lawrance ('what a force to be reckoned with he truly is' Scotsman) and is inspired by the passionate piano music of Franz Liszt. Also in this diverse programme, Alston's latest piece Rejoice in the Lamb is danced to Britten's superb setting of Christopher Smart poetry - full of religious fervour and eccentric details such as Smart's cat Jeoffry! 'Alston's choreographic response was a joyous and fitting tribute to the great composer, and sent the audience out into the dismal British weather, undeterred and smiling.' Dance Europe Alston also made Holderlin Fragments to celebrate last year's centenary of Britten, it's danced to Britten's calm setting of Friedrich H?lderlin's enigmatic lyrics. 'Its ingenuity and detail are as good as anything seen in the past decade.'The Stage In Overdrive, Alston takes up the pulsating rhythm of Terry Riley's music and runs with it to the wire. A close-meshed grid of sound sets a dance moving - shifting, changing direction, curving over and under but never pausing for breath.


Choreographer Martin Lawrance
Lighting Charles Balfour
Costume Jeanne Spaziani
Performer Ihsaan de Banya
Performer Nicholas Bodych
Performer Elly Braund
Performer Oihana Vesga Bujan
Performer Jennifer Hayes
Performer James Muller
Performer Nancy Nerantzi
Performer Liam Riddick

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