Wayne McGregor: Chroma

By Julye Huggins
Chroma - Royal Opera House

Yesterday closed the run of The National Ballet of Canada’s mixed program featuring the Canadian premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Chroma, along with George Balanchine’s Serenade and Crystal Pite’s Emergence. McGregor’s acclaimed work was created in 2006 for The Royal Ballet (England), featuring a score by British composer Joby Talbot and set design by acclaimed architect John Pawson. The National Ballet of Canada is the first company to perform the work outside its originators, offering two different casts during the November 24 through 28 run.First cast: Aleksandar Antonijevic, Greta Hodgkinson, Tanya Howard, Zdenek Konvalina, Noah Long, Tina Pereira, Brendan Saye, Robert Stephen, Dylan Tedaldi and Bridgett Zehr. Second cast: Naoya Ebe, Giorgio Galli, Jiří Jelinek, Elena Lobsanova, McGee Maddox, Heather Ogden, Sonia Rodriguez, Piotr Stanczyk, Brett van Sickle and Xiao Nan Yu Be sure to check out the March 2009 issue of The Dance Current print magazine for an article on the company’s work with Peter Quanz, as well as the September 2005 issue featuring the company’s artistic director Karen Kain.
Learn more:The National Ballet of Canada

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