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V

Premiere

October 16, 2001

Dance Umbrella

Mark Morris Dance Group - Sadler's Wells

London, England United Kingdom

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Dedicated to the City of New York This dance was created under the auspices of the Mark Morris Dance Group New Works Fund, sponsored by Philip Morris Companies, Inc. Additional support provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Choreography
Mark Morris
Music
Robert Schumann - Quintet in E Flat Major for Piano and Strings, Op. 44—Allegro brillante; In modo d'una Maria. Un poco largamente - Agitato; Scherzo molto vivace; Allegro, ma non troppo
Lighting Design
Michael Chybowski
Costume Design
Martin Pakledinaz
Instrumentation
2 violins, viola, cello, piano
Number of Dancers
14
Runtime
33 minutes

Press Quotes

"...one of the few great works that modern dance has produced in a decade."

New York Times

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"Morris shows the Balanchine gift to 'make the music visible', and, importantly, never exploiting or caricaturing."

San Francisco Classical Voice

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"The craft, not to mention the artistry, is overwhelming. V is the most organic of masterpieces."

Voice of Dance

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