"Χιονάτη" - Ballet Preljocaj

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Guardian.co.uk by Judith Mackrell )  -  Angelin Preljocaj's Snow White starts out in unpromising style. The prologue, in which the young queen dies in solitary childbirth, is visually bombastic and dramatically implausible. Chunks of material look like self-conscious pastiche of 19th-century ballets – Snow White's dance with her suitors lifted from the Rose Adagio in Sleeping Beauty, the flauntingly wicked stepmother a cross between Carabosse and Odile. What with the patchwork score of overamped Mahler, and the overload of corsetry, zips and fringeing on Jean-Paul Gaultier's costumes... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Judith Mackrell