In fall 2018 at The Harman Center for the Arts, The Washington Ballet showcased its range of abilities and depth of versatility in an extraordinary program that payed tribute to the 20th century’s most accomplished American modern choreographers. Contemporary Masters included iconic works by three of the greatest influencers of modern American dance, Mark Morris, Merce Cunningham, and Paul Taylor.
Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes
Choreography by Mark Morris
Music by Virgil Thomson, Etudes for Piano
…Morris is one of the most prolific and lauded choreographers or his generation.
Choreography by Merce Cunningham
Music by John Cage, Improvisation III
No modern dance choreographer has ever matched Cunningham when it came to the duet.
Choreography by Paul Taylor
Music by the Andrews Sisters
…the last of the great choreographers.