Our fifth visit to Snape Maltings sees the world premiere of Alston’s Shine On, to the song cycle by Britten and Auden On This Island (singer Katherine McIndoe, pianist Jason Ridgway), Ridgway also plays for Brahms Hungarian, danced to the hugely popular pieces of Brahms. This special programme for Snape also includes Voices and Light Footsteps inspired by the glorious Madrigals and Sinfonias of Monteverdi and in sharp contrast, music by American composer Michael Gordon accompanying Martin Lawrance’s speedy and exciting Detour.
Alston’s new Voices and Light Footsteps, to the sensuously expressive music of Monteverdi, genius of the Baroque.
Detour is an exciting, speedy dance by Martin Lawrence. It is set to two contrasting percussion pieces by Akira Miyoshi and Michael Gordon.
“darting ferocity and startling velocity.”
★★★★★ The Stage
Shine On, to the song cycle by Britten and Auden On This Island featuring live singer Katherine McIndoe and pianist Jason Ridgeway.
Brahms Hungarian, set to the hugely popular Brahms pieces, featuring pianist Jason Ridgway.
‘The moment it ended I longed to see it again – immediately.’
★★★★★ Culture Whisper
Venue: on tour
This event is part of Richard Alston Dance Company Autumn 2019