Tag Archives: Mats Ek

Murphy’s Swan Lake in London: The Verdict

Adam Bull and Amber Scott, Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake, Australian Ballet, photo © Jeff Busby

The Australian Ballet’s four-day season of Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake at the Coliseum in London has ended with the city’s

Guillem: The song is almost ended, but the melody lingers on

Sylvie Guillem, Bye, photo © Bill Cooper

Sylvie Guillem entered the stage like an inquisitive, fast moving animal. Her fingers resembled little legs, scrabbling across the floor,

Stillness and speed, spine chills and tears: Stella Abrera triumphs as Giselle

Stella Abrera rehearsing Giselle for the Australian Ballet, photo © Kate Longley

Stella Abrera, guesting for the Australian Ballet as Giselle, gave an extraordinary performance this week, dancing the role with such

A magic carpet ride through 2015

2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

Rearranged by Forsythe and de-glamourised by Ek, Sylvie still shows that perfect line that comes from her ballet beginnings

Sylvie Guillem in Bye by Mats Ek, photo © Bill Cooper

In Sylvie Guillem’s production, 6000 Miles Away, William Forsythe’s abstract duet, Rearray, is the brain and Mats Ek’s melancholy solo,

Dancing around the world, Sylvie notches up the miles

Sylvie Guillem in Rearray, photo © Bill Cooper

In her travels around the world, Sylvie Guillem will notch up many more miles than 6000 as she tours her

Spring in the steppes of the Bolshoi Ballet

THE Greek god of music, poetry and sun wore a dusting of white. Overnight, the snow had fallen on Apollo’s

Sylvie at 46

Guillem and Le Riche in Rearray

Sylvie Guillem won high praise – four stars from London critics – for her brief season last week at Sadlers