June 26, 2006
English National Opera
Mark Morris Dance Group - London Coliseum
An English National Opera/Mark Morris Dance Group/New York City Opera production in association with Cal Performances, Berkeley.
- Mark Morris
- Henry Purcell - King Arthur
- Scenic Design
- Adrianne Lobel
- Costume Design
- Isaac Mizrahi
- Lighting Design
- James F. Ingalls
- orchestra, chorus, and 7 soloists
- Number of Dancers
- Acts I, II, III 50min; Acts IV, V 40min
"No choreographer before Mark Morris has engaged so profoundly with baroque opera, none has set it to dance to such ravishing effect."
- The Observer (UK)
"And now there's Mark Morris, as sophisticated a symbol of innocence as any, who sets deceptively artless dancing to some of the most artful music ever written..."
- The Sunday Times (UK)
"Give Mark Morris an extended 17th or 18th century score and watch him make magic."
- San Francisco Chronicle