Dusty Button and César Morales; photo: Andrew Ross
On Their Toes!
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Grosse Fuge opens with four men and four women dancing in separate groups, apparently disinterested in the other. As the music becomes more and more complex so does the dance and it becomes clear the dancers are in fact performing for each other. Finally they become four couples, dancing together in celebration.
Approx 0 hours and 27 minutes
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Music Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreographer Hans van Manen
Sets Jean-Paul Vroom
Costumes Hans van Manen
Lighting Jan Hofstra
Sponsored (1998) by the Friends of Birmingham Royal Ballet
Netherlands Dance Theatre, 8 April 1971, Scheveningen
First performance by Birmingham Royal Ballet
25 February 1998, Birmingham Hippodrome
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