Song of the Earth

The subject of death and its impact on those left behind is not an unusual one for choreographers. Song of the Earth is an observation and commentary on the inevitability of death as part of the life process. In it, MacMillan emphasizes the universality of death, with the emotional turmoil camouflaged and muted through until the end… – Marianela Nuñez, Samantha Raine, Sarah Lamb and Lauren Cuthbertson in Song of the Earth, choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, The Royal Ballet – Photograph by Dave Morgan.



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