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Barbican Britten: Phaedra / Richard Alston Dance Company

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A must-see collaboration for Britten's centenary year. Read More >

Richard Alston and his dancers have been credited with finding the ultimate synthesis between music and movement. They perform choreography that is as affecting and striking as it is subtle and beautiful.

In a must-see collaboration for Britten’s centenary year, they dance four pieces, including two world premieres, set to the composer’s music played live by the Britten Sinfonia.

Phaedra (New work, Barbican co-commission, world premiere)
Sechs Holderlin Fragmente (New work, Barbican co-commission, world premiere)
Les Illuminations

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 6/11/2013

Closing Night: 9/11/2013

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Cast & Creative


Britten Sinfonia and the Richard Alston Dance Company


Director - Pekka Kuusisto

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