The Pursuit of Now – Akram Khan & Shahin Novrasli at Sadler’s Wells
Showcase brokered a new collaboration between one of Britain’s finest male contemporary dancers, Akram Khan and international jazz pianist Shahin Novrasli.
The Pursuit of Now – premiered at Sadler’s Wells and featured Akram and fellow dancers in a musical interplay that weaves together tradition and syncopated rhythms. The performances were highly praised by critics. particularly the Times and Guardian and the production will evolve and tour internationally in 2016.
Farooq Chaudhry, producer of Akram Khan Company, said: “Exposing audiences to artistic talent from unfamiliar parts of the world to London is very much at the heart of my work and I am thrilled to be involved in this unique chance for dance and music enthusiasts to see Akram’s exciting new collaboration with Shahin.”
“The dance was the icing and the music was definitely the cake.”
The Guardian 4 stars