Sir Frederick Ashton

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British choreographer (1906-1988)


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This bill features work choreographed by company director David Bintley alongside well established work by Frederick Ashton.
To mark the centenary year of the birth of Rambert's founding choreographer, Sir Frederick Ashton, the company is presenting a selection of works created by both classic and contemporary choreographers.
It may be stating the blindingly obvious, but this two CD tribute to Sir Frederick Ashton (choreographer/director of the Royal Ballet and its predecessors for 35 years) is really only likely to be of interest to ballet-lovers -the music really can't sustain interest on its own.
The local production is based in great part on the version performed by the Royal Ballet Company in 1945, choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton and featuring Sergei Prokofiev's score.
What George Balanchine was to American dance, Frederick Ashton (1904-1988) was to dance in Britain--the supreme classical choreographer, aesthetic, the conjurer of fantasies.
She passed on the Cecchetti Method to British dancers like Antony Tudor, Hugh Laing, Peggy van Praagh, and Frederick Ashton before moving to the United States.
Completed just before Lambert's death, ``Tiresias'' is more astringent and elusive, befitting the Frederick Ashton ballet's tale of a man turned into a woman and back again.
The first, Sir Fred and Mr B on June 17-20, features the work of two of ballet's foremost choreographers, Sir Frederick Ashton and George Balanchine.
The choreographer who suited her best, Balanchine apart, was Frederick Ashton.
Pioneering choreographers such as George Balanchine, Frederick Ashton, Antony Tudor, Martha Graham, Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille, Kurt Jooss, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris.
The whole season at the Rep with evening after evening of sheer miracles, has been a wonderful tribute to Frederick Ashton and the company rose to new heights with three supreme Ashton pieces which showed the passion and lyrical strength of a choreographer.