Friday, May 3, 2013

Preview: Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris

Paul Taylor Dancers Perform Brandenburgs and Beloved Renegade

Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris (Friday - PBS, 9pm) - Recorded during the Taylor Company’s 2012 performances at the Theatre National de Chaillot in Paris, Great Performances presents two of Taylor’s enduring masterworks: Brandenburgs, first performed in 1988 to music from Bach’s Brandenburg concertos #3 and #6; and his 2008 ballet Beloved Renegade, set to Francis Poulenc’s “Gloria” and inspired by the life and work of poet Walt Whitman.

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