Paul McCartney's first work for dance may be the most satisfying of his classical pieces – but then, he's been composing for the dance all his life, in a way.
New York City Ballet
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Sunday 07 August 1994
DANCE / Go wild in the Black Country: Just when it seemed that his skills might be lost to Britain, David Bintley landed the plum job at Birmingham Royal Ballet. Anne Sacks met him
Sunday 26 June 1994
A finger on the pulse: John Adams first hit the headlines by turning hard news into grand opera. Now he's turning concertos into ballet. Nick Kimberley reports
Wednesday 22 June 1994
Dancing without direction: If it is English ballet, why does it rely on Russian technique, asks Chris de Marigny
Tuesday 07 June 1994
Enter: Merce Cunningham: Approaching 75, the American choreographer Merce Cunningham is like a child with a new toy: in this case a computer which allows him to put his company through its paces without breaking sweat. By Judith Mackrell
Friday 11 March 1994
DANCE / Does the shoe still fit?: Balanchine is gone, Baryshnikov has yet to return. But try telling New Yorkers that they're not making all the right moves
Friday 25 February 1994
Flourishing, despite some twisted roots: Joan Brady's life story is no less astonishing than that of her grandfather, the inspiration for her award-winning novel. Angela Lambert reports
Monday 24 January 1994
The Kirov's lot: Next week the Kirov ballet arrives in London from its home in the Maryinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. As at Covent Garden, the ballet shares its premises with its sister opera company, and both produce international stars. Nijinsky, Pavlova, Nureyev and Baryshnikov were all trained there. But what does the Kirov offer now?
Sunday 20 June 1993
Sunday 06 June 1993
Monday 25 January 1993
DANCE / Dancing to a different tune: Keeping music live can mean killing dance: Judith Mackrell reports on the uneasy relationship between dancers and the Musicians' Union
Thursday 03 December 1992
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