Dance to Musicmore...
by JUDITH MACKRELL for the Guardian
published: September 30, 2006
Both Alston and De Keersmaeker show an intellectual deference to the music, but in Akram Khan's setting of Variations for Vibes Pianos and Strings, he and his two dancers take on Reich as a physical and emotional challenge.
Reich, who took his 70th-birthday bow on Thursday evening, looked beamingly happy.
Steve Reich at 70, Barbican Hall, Londonmore...
by DAVID MURRAY for the Financial Times
published: October 2, 2006
That makes very easy listening, even compared to Ravel’s Bolero, which does the same thing with a longer, better tune and more fetching orchestration. Nobody needs any classical experience to appreciate it for what it is: plain, transparent, relentlessly repetitive and inexpressive.
Ballet Boyz, Sadler's Wells, Londonmore
Dance To Music By Steve Reich, Barbican, London
by ZOE ANDERSON for the Independent
published: October 3, 2006
Khan's steps are patchy; he catches the change and flow of this music, without building a structure. But I loved the contrasts of movement.
in the second part of linked article