"There's never been such a good reason to stay home on a Friday night." – Gia Kourlas for The New York Times
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Twenty-six years after its premiere, L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato makes its Great Performances debut. Set to Handel’s baroque classic, Morris’ thrilling masterwork showcases a colorful array of dancers moving in ecstatic joy. The spellbinding concert-length dance features the Mark Morris Dance Group accompanied live by the Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Jane Glover and features soloists Sarah-Jane Brandon, Elizabeth Watts, James Gilchrist and Andrew Foster-Williams.
A production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET, Teatro Real, Bel Air Media and the Mark Morris Dance Group in association with TVE, Mark Morris Dance Group: L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato is directed for television by Vincent Bataillon and produced by François Duplat, John Walker, and Joan Hershey. For Great Performances, Bill O’Donnell is series producer and David Horn is executive producer.
Fri. 3/27, 9pm ET
Sun. 3/29 12:30pm ET
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