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Embracing Tango: Cherkaoui’s exploratory journey in M¡longa

Prolific choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui plunges into Tango with an avid curiosity and sensitive perception. His new work M¡longa, a Sadler's Wells production that premièred in Mézières, Switzerland, earlier this year, reflects his learning journey with a sharp melancholic atmosphere. 

Monday 11th November 2013 Read more...
Dark fairytale: Akram Khan's iTMOi at Sadler’s Wells

A celebration of the centenary of The Rite of Spring, Akram Khan's iTMOi is a haunting inquiry on human creativity, exposing the darkest secrets of a genius' mind, with vivid images and stunning musical collaboration.

Friday 31st May 2013 Read more...
Desh returns to Sadler's Wells

Akram Khan's autobiographical work Desh has returned to Sadler's Wells. For all its collaborators Desh remains an intensely personal piece with Khan's vision and experience at its heart. While Desh teeters on the verge of indulgence, it falls firmly on the right side.

Friday 5th October 2012 Read more...
Tableaux vivants with notes inégales at Kings Place

The effervescent ensemble notes inégales, directed by Peter Wiegold, presented a programme of improvisational works that responded to computer-generated scores on a large screen. This was a highly challenging and thought-provoking concert programme that at times succeeded in liberating musical forms from their conventional strictures.

Thursday 4th October 2012 Read more...
10 Theatres That Go the Extra Mile

Trying to narrow down the vast number of theatres in London to a notable list of ten is a daunting task, but there will always be a few standouts for me. I have not listed them in order of preference or grandeur, but instead attempted to select a diverse collection of venues/spaces that each have winning attributes.

Thursday 23rd August 2012 Read more...
Akram Khan's Best Work Yet

In Desh Khan has made an important voyage into autobiography. The richness of the world presented to us makes us forget that this is in fact an 80 minute solo performance. Through his own movement and physical skill Khan populates the stage with characters. 

Wednesday 12th October 2011 Read more...