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Cape Town City Ballet strips away Covid blues with three-ingredient tonic

The works of three world-famous choreographers have been brought together for a spirit-lifting programme

CLAIRE KEETON AND TANYA FARBER

The talent and formidable prowess of Cape Town City Ballet members glitters under the spotlight in Alchemy — Three Dances, which premiered at the Artscape Opera House on Saturday.

The novel line-up — George Balanchine’s neoclassical Concerto Barocco, Jiří Kylián’s Falling Angels and Robert North’s Troy Game — celebrates the acclaimed works of three of the world’s famed male choreographers, whose style and vision diverge dramatically.

Falling Angels is the first of Kylián’s pieces to be staged in SA and the beauty and flawless execution of this all-women dance piece was transfixing, yet every piece in the line-up excelled in its expression...

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