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 Volume 2, Number 19  May 24,  2004            The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

Weese's Sophisticated Charm in La Source; Susan Reiter “Celebrating Diaghilev” at the Royal Ballet"; David Vaughan A Pretty, Light Raymonda; Kate Mattingly

Mindy Aloff's Letter from New York

Matters of Temperament; Mary Cargill Moerman and Cunningham; Rita Felciano Zakharova's Bayadere; Mindy Aloff A Note on Pollock's Juvenile Drama; David Vaughan
Romantics Sour and Sweet; Leigh Witchel Randee Paufve and Galumpha; Ann Murphy Refreshing Raymonda; Mary Cargill Dance Exchange Comes Home; Lisa Traiger
      DC Contemporary Ballet Festival; George Jackson

Mindy Aloff's
Letter from New York

Margot Fonteyn in America: A Celebration

18 May through 3 September 2004


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by David Vaughan

new! illustrations added



New York City Ballet's Spring Season

Weese's Sophisticated Charm in La Source

La Source/Dances at a Gathering/Chaconne
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
New York, NY
May 19, 2004

by Susan Reiter


Matters of Temperament

La Source/Robert Schumann’s “Davidsbündlertänze"/The Four Temperaments
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
New York, NY
May 20, 2004

by Mary Cargill


Romantics Sour and Sweet

La Source/Shambards/La Sonnambula
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
New York, NY
May 21 and 23, 2004

by Leigh Witchel


Links to prior spring season reviews:

Etoiles, Imported and Home Grown
April 26, 2004;p Mary Cargill
A Meaty, Varied Program
May 3, 2004; Susan Reiter
Liebeslieder Walzer; as good as it gets
May 3, 2004; Mindy Aloff
Treats at the Ballet
May 3, 2004; Meital Waibsnaider
Real Time: Live from Lincoln Center
May 10, 2004; Nancy Dalva
NYCB's Evening in Vienna: Some Stunning Debuts
May 10, 2004; Leigh Witchel
A Splendid Four Temperaments
May 10, 2004; Mary Cargill
Wheeldon's Blood-drenched Reels
May 10, 2004; Mindy Aloff
Brick to Brown
May 17, 2004; Mary Cargill
Guest Performance: Ballo della Regina
May 17, 2004; Mindy Aloff

Dance Exchange At Home

Scores for Salt and Snow: Dances Since 2002
Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
The Greenberg Theater, American University
Washington, D.C.
May 22, 2004

By Lisa Traiger



“Celebrating Diaghilev” at the Royal Ballet

Le Spectre de la rose, L’Après-midi d’un faune, Les Noces, Daphnis and Chloë
The Royal Ballet
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London, England

May 2004

by David Vaughan


American Ballet Theatre's Spring Season

Svetlana Zakharova in La Bayadère

La Bayadère
American Ballet Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York
May 18, 2004

by Mindy Aloff


A Pretty, Light Raymonda

American Ballet Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York
May 21, 2004

by Kate Mattingly


Refreshing Raymonda

American Ballet Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York
May 22, 2004

by Mary Cargill


Links to prior spring season reviews:

ABT's Season Opens With a Sizzling Gala
May 11, 2004; Susan Reiter
Ananiashvili: Dancing Like a Dream in ABT's La Bayadère
May 17, 2004; Gay Morris
Michele Wiles: Getting to the Heart of Hagar
May 17, 2004; Susan Reiter
Roberta Marquez: a Tiny, Proud Nikiya
May 17, 2004; Mary Cargill

A Companionable Double Header

Maxine Moerman Dancetheatre and
Alma Esperanza Cunningham and Dancers
Double Header Project
Dance Mission Theater
San Francisco, California
May 21
, 2004

By Rita Felciano

Intentions and Integrity

The DC Contemporary Ballet Festival
Takoma Theatre
Washington, DC
Friday, May 21, 2004

by George Jackson


Riveting Bare Bones Dance

Randee Paufve in Bare Bones
Western Sky Studio
Berkeley, California
March 15, 2004
Project Artaud Theater
San Francisco, California
Saturday May 14, 2004

by Ann Murphy

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The Spring issue of Danceview is out!

Mary Cargill
Roots and Branches
NYCB’s Winter Season

Lynn Garafola
Reviving Pillar of Fire
An Interview with Donald Mahler

George Jackson
The Sleeping Beauty
Foot and Face Matters

Mary Cargill
An Interview with Jonathan Riedel

Lynn Garafola
Neumeier’s Nijinsky

Gay Morris
New York Report
Paul Taylor at City Center, Noh at the Japan Society, Stephen Petronio at the Joyce

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