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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 22, 29
      Sara Mearns, Ask la Cour (replaces Adrian Danchig-Waring), Erica Pereira, Kristen Segin, Alina Dronova

      May 31 Mat & Eve
      Sara Mearns, Ask la Cour (replaces Adrian Danchig-Waring), Lauren Lovette, Sarah Villwock, Ashly Isaacs

    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

    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:
      January 22, 24 Mat: Sterling Hyltin*, Jared Angle, Amar Ramasar, Ralph Ippolito, Lauren King, Antonio Carmena, Georgina Pazcoguin, Sean Suozzi, Ashley Laracey, Zachary Catazaro*, Gretchen Smith, Lydia Wellington*, Marika Anderson (*first time in role)
      January 28: Sara Mearns*, Tyler Angle*, Justin Peck*, Ghaleb Kayali, Lauren King, Antonio Carmena, Georgina Pazcoguin, Sean Suozzi, Ashley Laracey, Zachary Catazaro, Gretchen Smith, Lydia Wellington, Marika Anderson (*first time in role)
      February 28: Sterling Hyltin, Jared Angle, Amar Ramasar, Ralph Ippolito, 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:
      January 20, 24 Eve: First Movement: Ashley Bouder* (replaces Tiler Peck), Chase Finlay; Second Movement: Sara Mearns, Jared Angle; Third Movement: Lauren Lovette* (replaces Erica Pereira), Gonzalo Garcia; Fourth Movement: Brittany Pollack*, Adrian Danchig-Waring (*first time in role)
      January 25, 31 Mat: First Movement: Ashley Bouder, Andrew Veyette; Second Movement: Maria Kowroski, Tyler Angle; Third Movement: Lauren Lovette, Joseph Gordon*; Fourth Movement: Lauren King, Taylor Stanley  (*first time in role)
      February 12: First Movement: Ashley Bouder, Chase Finlay; Second Movement: Sara Mearns, Jared Angle; Third Movement: Lauren Lovette, Gonzalo Garcia; Fourth Movement: Brittany Pollack, Adrian Danchig-Waring

    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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