From the moment the curtain rose, Queensland Ballet’s “Strictly Gershwin” dazzled. Choreographed by Derek Deane and adapted by Gareth Valentine, the production pays homage to the musical legacy of George and Ira Gershwin in the most romantic way possible. A medley of dance and musical genres, it features a variety of ballet, tap, and ballroom dance alongside four vocalists and an orchestra. The golden age of American song was presented on the Brisbane stage.
When a choreographer takes on volcanic and iconic works from American musical giants like Leonard Bernstein and John Adams one move they could take is to cool them down with a couple of more soothing European works in between.Continua a leggere