Tuesday September 24, 2019

Published in DanceTabs

Mark Morris Dance Group – Mozart Dances – San Francisco

Listening to Mozart allows one to marvel in abundant aural delights: long scalic passages that ascend heavenward; bouncy, patterned bass lines; bold dynamic range; melodic themes that inspire and surprise. Now imagine what it would be like to simultaneously add a visual dimension? No need to imagine such a scenario if you made it to Cal Performances over the weekend to see Mark Morris Dance Group in the delightfully spirited Mozart Dances.
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Monday September 23, 2019

Published in San Francisco Classical Voice

Mark Morris Gets a Lift From His Dancers

Among the modern choreographer Mark Morris’s many strengths are insouciant charm, an irreverent love for classical technique, and a musicality that is at once erudite and emotionally sensitive.
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Wednesday September 18, 2019

Published in The Guardian

The best dance of the 21st century

V  named in the best dance of the 21st century.
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Friday July 19, 2019

Published in MassLive

Mark Morris Dance Group delights Jacob’s Pillow audience

The final piece on the program was one of the best known and best loved works created by Morris – “Grand Duo.” There’s a reason why Morris often puts this piece at the end of a program. It’s impossible to top.
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Thursday July 18, 2019

Published in The Boston Globe

An insanely joyful performance from Mark Morris Dance Group at Jacob’s Pillow

The program certainly underscores Morris’s extraordinary ear, but it also trumpets the importance of musicality in dancers. The company is in exceptionally fine form, both technically and musically.
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Thursday July 11, 2019

Published in The New York Times

Review: Mark Morris Playfully Tackles ‘Sport’ at Mostly Mozart

But watch what Mr. Morris does with the funereal march section. Watch how dancers crawl across the stage, making the stately rhythm of the march look halting and difficult. Watch how, when each crosses a line of dancers crawling in the opposite direction, he or she rises erect, transfigured, only to return crawling later. Watch that, and you’ll never hear the music the same way again.
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Monday May 13, 2019

Published in Broadway World

BWW Review: Mark Morris’ PEPPERLAND at BAM Brings Camp and Playfulness to The Beatles’ Iconic Album

Well before The Met Gala’s kitschy theme for 2019 inspired the likes of Lady Gaga, Jordan Roth and countess celebrities to strut their most outrageous stuff down the pink carpet, Mark Morris has been the reigning King of Camp in choreography, celebrating this gleeful genre in company classics such as The Hard Nut. This spring he elevated the playful style integrated with expressive movement in Pepperland, an exuberant homage to the 1960s counterculture and The Beatles’ seminal 1967 concept album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
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Thursday May 10, 2018

Published in Broadway World

Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, April 6, 2018

The Mark Morris Dance Group presented Lou 100: In Honor of the Divine Mr. Harrison and all the works on the program were choreographed to the music of Lou Harrison, someone that Mr. Morris adored. 
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