L’Allegro Week: In Performance

L’Allegro Week: In Performance

This collection of archival material features performance videos and photographs of Mark Morris’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato from its premiere in Brussels in 1988 to a film made of the work in 2014.

The video playlist below includes “Gorgeous Tragedy” from L’Allegro’s premiere run in Brussels in 1988; former Mark Morris Dance Group dancer and current Dance for PD Program Director David Leventhal performing the “Bird Solo” in Berkeley in 2000; “The Hunt” at BAM in 2001; and three selections from the L’Allegro film produced in Madrid in 2014: “Haste Thee Nymph,” “Come, Come,” and “Day’s Garish Eye”. To see the entire playlist, click on the three lines in the top right corner of the video below. Videos in the playlist will also play right after one another.

The media gallery features a collection of photographs and 35mm slides depicting several generations of MMDG dancers performing L’Allegro around the world. Click on each image to read more. 




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