Mark Morris

WQXR Features

The WQXR Weekender: Aug. 23-26

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Late August may appear to be a cultural dead zone in New York City, but this weekend promises several events to occupy your days and nights.



Mark Morris's Four Best Uses of Baroque Music

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Choreographer Mark Morris has made memorable dances out of works by Monteverdi, Bach, Handel and Purcell, among others. Olivia Giovetti looks at why he's got such a thing for the Baroque.

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Mark Morris, Musical Explorer (and Choreographer), Returns to BAM

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Starting Thursday, the Mark Morris Dance Group is dancing for three nights to two fascinating musical works, Beethoven’s “Choral Fantasy” and Virgil Thomson’s “Four Saints in Three Acts,” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Learn more about the performances and listen to classic recordings of the music.


Top 5 @ 105

Mark Morris's Top Five Dance Scores

Monday, August 15, 2011

In this video, choreographer Mark Morris shares his five favorite dance scores. See which one he calls "the most astonishing, psychedelic, terrifying, hallucinogenic miracle of a piece of music."

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Retro and Traditional Nutcrackers Take the Brooklyn Stage

Friday, December 17, 2010

Two very different adaptations of E.T.A. Hoffman's novelette are being performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music this month. Through Sunday, the Mark Morris Dance Group brings its "The Hard Nut" back after an eight-year absence. Then Alexei Ratmansky's "Nutcracker" with the American Ballet Theater takes the stage.


Talk to Me

Talk To Me: Mark Morris' Mind in Motion

Friday, March 26, 2010

Choreographer Mark Morris spoke with neuroscientist Bevil R. Conway about mind and movement for the Rubin Museum of Art's Brainwave series. Listen to their discussion here.