Brighton Festival presents m¡longa by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

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Price: £10, £15, £17.50, £22.50 Under 26s £15 Festival Standby £10 Members' first performance offer: £17.50 There is a £2 per order charge. Additional postage fees (£1.50 or 50p standard) apply

Description

m!long tango performance
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Deeply rooted in Argentinean culture, tango has fascinated and captivated the world with its sexuality, power and beauty.

Inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of Buenos Aires (‘milonga’ is literally a tango dance party), internationally celebrated Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui adds a contemporary twist to this traditional dance.

Cherkaoui has made his name through his collaborations with artists like Akram Khan, Maria Pagès and the monks of the Shaolin Temple (Sutra, Brighton Festival 2013), while he has twice won the Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production: first for Babel (Words) in 2011, and then Puz/zle in 2014.

For m¡longa, he unites 17 incredible performers – Argentinean tango dancers, contemporary dancers and live musicians – in a seductive exploration of tango for the 21st century.

‘m¡longa casts a magic spell… highlights the drama and passion for which tango is renowned’ ★★★★ Metro
‘touching and entertaining’ Guardian ★★★★
‘a very beautiful show indeed’ Daily Telegraph ★★★★

Duration 1 hour 40 minutes including an interval

This is a highly visual performance with few or no words

Box office: 01273 709709, Access / Visitor Services Team: 01273 261541 / 261525 or email access@brightondome.org

Access:
Highly Visual Performance

Location

Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Church Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UD

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