You unconsciously breathe more deeply, you smile with sense of well-being, when a line of Oguike dancers drive over the stage defiantly smacking their bare feet on the ground, or throw clenched fists exultantly over their heads.
The Arts Desk
Everything is fantastically fast, tight-sprung and emphatically muscular - you begin to see why Oguike's dancers look sturdy.
Independent on Sunday
The action is also dense with human drive and desire.
Oguike seems to have stripped the Vivaldi of its entire original “programme” and re-examined it as pure music. In other words, the swings between hot and cold in V4: The Seasons are at least as emotional as they are meteorological.