On the cusp of celebrating their company’s milestone anniversary, Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, who co-founded the New York-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet in 1994, still have plenty to say, both onstage and off.FREE ARTICLE
On the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden is not only home to Germany’s most renowned thermal springs. It also hosts the Festspielhaus, the largest opera house in the country, an imposing monument overlooking the chic city center. Seeking to turn Baden-Baden into a wider cultural haven, Benedikt Stampa, new artistic director, opened the season with a big name (John Neumeier), a famous opera (Gluck’s “Orphée and Eurydice,” in its Paris version) and a fine company (Hamburg Ballet).
John Neumeier's “Orphée and Eurydice.” Photograph by Kiran West