Articles & Reviews

Daily Telegraph, 23 April 2012

‘Both Graham Fitkin’s Home and Neil Hannon’s Sevastopol proved not only innovative and accomplished but enjoyable, too… Fitkin’s melismatic music and Jasmin Vardimon’s choreography both gather intensity relentlessly, and the performers are admirably assured.’

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The Guardian, 23 April 2012

‘In the first half, Graham Fitkin’s Home is perhaps the most accomplished piece featured in the series to date… The main visual element is articulated in Fitkin’s co-librettist Jasmin Vardimon’s intricate choreography, presented here by Estéban Fourmi and Aoi Nakamura’

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British Theatre Guide, 24 April 2012

‘This is Vardimon’s first creation with live music onstage and she makes use of the instrumentalists to create a visual feast above a pulsating score.’

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The Stage, 23 April 2012

‘Fitkin’s Home, to a libretto co-written by the composer with choreographer Jasmin Vardimon, is more music-theatre than opera. In exploring the nature and meanings of home, Vardimon (who also directs) presents a simple three-sided room – a blank canvas or empty shell in which a pair of dancers, Esteban Fourmi and Aoi Nakamura, form a now swaying, now intertwining couple whose only possession is domestic bliss.’

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