Opera ballet

Wheeldon/McGregor/Bausch, Paris Opera Ballet, Palais Garnier, Paris — review

Music has been at the heart of Benjamin Millepied’s vision since he took over the Paris Opera Ballet, and it is starting to bear fruit. This mixed Christmas project was conceived as a tribute to Pierre Boulez, who turned 90 this year, and the French composer is joined on the program by György Ligeti and […]

Opera ballet

Review: The Paris Opera Ballet, under new management

PARIS — The new triple program of ballets at the Paris Opera — named after its choreographic authors, “Christopher Wheeldon, Wayne McGregor, Pina Bausch” — requires three completely different styles from its dancers. Yet the company’s dance in each of them is an immense pleasure: a three-dimensional texture, a lively dynamic and, most appreciable of […]