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Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris Dance Group / BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, NY / March 1-3, 2012 The only information I have to offer about the world premiere of Mark Morris’ A Choral Fantasy is descriptive.  The relatively brief, high-spirited piece is set to Beethoven’s Fantasia in C Minor for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 80. Amber Star Merkens in Mark Morris’ A Choral Fantasy Photo:  Julieta Cervantes The dance opens with a single tall, lean figure taking the stage and, after a few bold, vigorous movements, flying off to leave the space … [Read more...]

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