Online - Martha Graham Dance Company: Appalachian Spring, Then and Now

Friday, Feb 26, 2021

Seattle, WA 98101

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Comprised of the “most skilled and powerful dancers you can ever hope to see” (The Washington Post), the Martha Graham Dance Company performs Graham’s iconic and revered work Appalachian Spring, with original music by Aaron Copland. In this presentation, filmed at Jacob's Pillow in 2019, performance excerpts are interspersed with readings of letters between Martha Graham and Aaron Copland. Current Martha Graham Artistic Director Janet Eilber speaks about the historical and current relevance of this work along with archival video from 1947 with dancers Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins, May O'Donnell, Merce Cunningham, Nina Fonaroff, Pearl Lang, Marjorie Maza, Yuriko. 

Streaming begins at 12:00 noon on February 19

FREE. Streaming on demand. No pre-registration required.

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