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Friday May 15, 2015 8:00 PM

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From colorfully impressionistic to bright and precise, Balanchine was drawn to impassioned French music.

  • Location:

  • David H. Koch Theater
  • Running Time:

  • 2 Hr. 23 Min.

ALL BALANCHINE
HEAR THE DANCE: FRANCE

  • Walpurgisnacht Ballet

    • Music by: Charles Gounod
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine, staged by Brigitte Thom
    • Principal Casting:
      May 8, 10: Sara Mearns, Ask la Cour, Alexa Maxwell*, Kristen Segin, Alina Dronova (*first time in role)
      May 15: Teresa Reichlen*, Adrian Danchig-Waring, Erica Pereira, Sarah Villwock, Ashly Issacs (replaces Alina Dronova) (*first time in role)
      May 19: Teresa Reichlen, Adrian Danchig-Waring, Erica Pereira, Ashly Isaacs, Sarah Villwock

    Walpurgisnacht Ballet is a rippling of neoclassical choreography, ending with a surging climax that sends its ballerinas soaring across the stage.

  • Sonatine

    • Music by: Maurice Ravel
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      May 8, 10: Tiler Peck*, Joaquin de Luz (*first time in role)
      May 15, 19: Ashley Bouder*, Gonzalo Garcia* (*first time in role)

    The refined simplicity and emotional interactions of Balanchine’s rarely-seen Sonatine evoke the elegance of the French artists on which it was made.

  • La Valse

    • Music by: Maurice Ravel
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      May 8, 10: Sterling Hyltin, Jared Angle, Amar Ramasar, Ralph Ippolito, Lauren King, Antonio Carmena, Georgina Pazcoguin, Sean Suozzi, Megan LeCrone (replaces Faye Arthurs), Zachary Catazaro, Gretchen Smith, Lydia Wellington, Marika Anderson
      May 15: Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, Amar Ramasar, Ghaleb Kayali, Kristen Segin, Troy Schumacher, Brittany Pollack, Daniel Applebaum, Faye Arthurs (replaces Ashley Laracey), Andrew Scordato, Gretchen Smith, Lydia Wellington, Marika Anderson
      May 19: Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, Amar Ramasar, Ghaleb Kayali, Kristen Segin, Troy Schumacher, Brittany Pollack, Daniel Applebaum, Faye Arthurs, Andrew Scordato, Gretchen Smith, Lydia Wellington, Marika Anderson


    Within a cavernous ballroom, La Valse presents a young woman at once horrified and fascinated by her own vanity, seduced by the figure of Death.
     

  • Symphony in C

    • Music by: Georges Bizet
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine*
    • Principal Casting:
      May 8, 10: Ashley Bouder, Andrew Veyette, Maria Kowroski, Tyler Angle, Erica Pereira, Gonzalo Garcia, Brittany Pollack, Taylor Stanley
      May 15, 19: Ana Sophia Scheller, Andrew Veyette, Maria Kowroski, Tyler Angle, Ashly Isaacs, Joseph Gordon, Lauren King, Sean Suozzi

    Symphony in C is a classical ballet that sparkles with over 50 dancers covered in Swarovski elements and a spectacular finale with the full cast onstage.

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