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Russian Masters

September 19-22, 2013

4 Performances Only!


Allegro Brillante

Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter llyich Tchaikovsky

Balanchine said this piece “contains everything I know about ballet in thirteen minutes.” Celebrating Russian romanticism and the beauty of pure dance, this fast paced dazzler is imbued with joy from start to finish.

 

Adagio

Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Aram Khachaturian from Spartacus

 

Bells

Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Designed as a meditation on the nature of relationships, Bells exemplifies Possokhov’s ability to blend traditional classicism with modern intensity to create a riveting piece of contemporary ballet. This was the first commission by Yuri Possokhov for The Joffrey Ballet.

 

Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

Choreography: Vaslav Nijinsky
Music: Igor Stravinsky

The villagers search for the chosen one in this story of ancient pagan rituals. Causing audiences to riot when it was first staged, Sacre stands as one of the most magnificent musical and dance masterpieces of all time.

 

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Subscriptions and single tickets available now!

 

Performance run time: 2 hours, 19 minutes

 

2013-2014 Meet the Artists Dates: Russian Masters

Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 6:30pm - Joanna Wozniak

Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 1:00pm - Anastacia Holden

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Russian Masters

September 19-22, 2013

4 Performances Only!


Allegro Brillante

Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter llyich Tchaikovsky

Balanchine said this piece “contains everything I know about ballet in thirteen minutes.” Celebrating Russian romanticism and the beauty of pure dance, this fast paced dazzler is imbued with joy from start to finish.

 

Adagio

Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Aram Khachaturian from Spartacus

 

Bells

Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Designed as a meditation on the nature of relationships, Bells exemplifies Possokhov’s ability to blend traditional classicism with modern intensity to create a riveting piece of contemporary ballet. This was the first commission by Yuri Possokhov for The Joffrey Ballet.

 

Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

Choreography: Vaslav Nijinsky
Music: Igor Stravinsky

The villagers search for the chosen one in this story of ancient pagan rituals. Causing audiences to riot when it was first staged, Sacre stands as one of the most magnificent musical and dance masterpieces of all time.

 

Ticket Information

Subscriptions and single tickets available now!

 

Performance run time: 2 hours, 19 minutes

 

2013-2014 Meet the Artists Dates: Russian Masters

Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 6:30pm - Joanna Wozniak

Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 1:00pm - Anastacia Holden