The Suzanne Farrell Ballet: Legendary Ballerina's Company Dances Balanchine at Cal Performances
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The last date listed for The Suzanne Farrell Ballet was Sunday October 25, 2009 / 3:00pm (Program B).
Currently at Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall:
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Reviews & Ratings
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I loved the dancing, the selections. I thought the format of the program made the afternoon drag. There was an intermission after the first fifteen-minute dance. There was a pause after the second dance. Then another intermission. It seemed to be too much waiting around for something to happen.
The company, however, were great. I liked the Romeo and Juliet the best--and it was the non-Ballanchine!
Quotes & Highlights
- "This is dance at its most sublime." --The New York Times
Program A (Oct 24): The Balanchine Couple featuring pas de deux from nine Balanchine ballets, with onstage narration by artistic director Suzanne Farrell. Pas de deux include those from Apollo, La Sonnambula, La Valse, Agon, Meditation, Chaconne, and Stars and Stripes, "The Unanswered Question" from Ivesiana, and Pas de Mauresque from Don Quixote.
Program B (Oct 25): Balanchine/Divertimento No. 15 (Pas d' Action); Agon; "Contrapuntal Blues pas de deux" from Clarinade; "Scene d'amour" from Béjart's Romeo and Juliet
Suzanne Farrell was George Balanchine's most celebrated muse and remains a legendary figure in the ballet world today. Now, through the Kennedy Center's own ballet company, this great artist continues to share her intimate understanding of Balanchine's vanguard body of work. The program will showcase many special projects unique to the company and to Farrell's singular insight.
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