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18 Mar 2007

Dido and Aeneas, Sadler’s Wells, London

Dido.pngBy Gerald Dowler [Financial Times, 15 March 2007]

German Tanztheater, a huge water tank, outlandish costuming, nudity and mime – expectations were running high for Sasha Waltz and Guests in their reading of Purcell’s 1689 masterpiece. You had to forget the huge water tank, which, according to the programme, is supposed to represent Troy . . . no, I don’t see it either.

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