American Ballet Theatre at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion: Mixed Repertoire + Le Corsaire
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The last date listed for American Ballet Theatre was Sunday July 14, 2013 / 2:00pm (Le Corsaire).
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Took my mother to the Saturday matinee performance and we both enjoyed it immensely. She is 97 and the performance was so entrancing (dancing, sets, costumes) that she stayed for the entire performance, which was over 2 1/2 hours.
Quotes & Highlights
“One of the most beautiful sights in dance is American Ballet Theatre in full flight.” —New York Post
One of the world’s great dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) has built a repertoire unmatched by any other company. Over its rich history, the company has danced all of the great full-length ballets of the 19th century. Long dedicated to maintaining these great traditions of the past while forging a vital and leading-edge future, ABT has commissioned works by all of the great choreographic geniuses of the 20th century.
PROGRAMMING FOR OPENING NIGHT, JULY 11:
APOLLO Choreography by GEORGE BALANCHINE*
_Music by _IGOR STRAVINSKY (“Apollon Musagéte”) *
© The George Balanchine Trust
The performance of _Apollo, _a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Services standards established and provided by the Trust. *
CHAMBER SYMPHONY* _Choreography by _ ALEXEI RATMANSKY
_Music by _ DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH (“Chamber Symphony Op. 110a”)
SYMPHONY IN C _Choreography by _GEORGE BALANCHINE*
_Music by _GEORGES BIZET *
© School of American Ballet, Inc.
The performance of Symphony in C, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Services standards established and provided by the Trust.
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