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ONLINE — Martha Graham Dance Company: Appalachian Spring, Then and Now

Meany On Screen: Feature Performance

Feb 19Feb 26

Performance Dates

  • Fri Feb 19 2021 through Fri Feb 26 2021

Venue

Meany Center Digital Stage

Watch here on our website:
February 19, 12:00 noon — February 26, 11:59 p.m. (PST)

FREE. Streaming on demand. No pre-registration required.


Comprised of the “most skilled and powerful dancers you can ever hope to see” (The Washington Post), the Martha Graham Dance Company performs Graham’s iconic and revered work Appalachian Spring, with original music by Aaron Copland. In this presentation, Martha Graham Artistic Director Janet Eilber introduces the historical and current relevance of this work, followed by a complete 1947 performance film — which includes dancers Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham — and a modern version, filmed at Jacob's Pillow in 2019.    

 

The dancers gave the kind of deeply committed performances that keep the Graham repertoire vibrant and yes, relevant.
The Boston Globe

 

World Dance Series generously sponsored by the Families of Delaney and Justin Dechant and Ira and Courtney Gerlich.


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