Monday, October 15, 2007

mirror within a mirror

In January of 2005, Christopher Wheeldon created and staged "After the Rain" an exquisite ballet with the New York City Ballet. It is set to two short pieces; one of them "Mirror in the Mirror" by "Arvo Pärt. The Estonian composer is given to spare, choreographic syntax,that is bare boned and elemental. The music is hypnotic and prismatic. Part is one of my favorite modern composers.

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