Nine Songs by Helen Lai: 30th anniversary performance by Hong Kong Dance Company ‘magnificent’ and mesmerising

Hong Kong Dance Company’s first ever staging of Helen Lai’s Nine Songs celebrates the 30th anniversary of this seminal work, which boasts not only choreography by Lai, doyenne of local choreographers, but music and designs by Oscar winners Tan Dun and Tim Yip – quite a pedigree.Created in 1991 for City Contemporary Dance Company and performed to acclaim around the world, 30 years on, Nine Songs has lost none of its power. It remains utterly compelling to watch and was magnificently danced.Based…


See also  William Gibson’s apocalyptic new novel Agency imagines a future as frightening as our own

Leave a Reply