Arizona Arts Live: Mark Morris Dance Group
Mark Morris meets The Beatles! Created at the request of the City of Liverpool to start its Sgt. Pepper at 50 Festival in May 2017, the Mark Morris' evening-length dance work features an original score by composer Ethan Iverson interspersing arrangements of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," "With a Little Help From My Friends," "A Day in the Life," "When I'm Sixty-Four," "Within You Without You," and "Penny Lane" along with six original Pepper-inspired pieces intended especially for Mark Morris' profound understanding of classical forms: Allegro, Scherzo, Adagio, and the blues. This colorful new piece resounds with the ingenuity, musicality, wit, and humanity for which the company is known.