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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-7211
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59 ratings
4.4 average rating
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421 events
172 reviews
58 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I saw this group in Orange Co. and enjoyed them even more this time in LA.

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33 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 24 2011

Spectacular! Breathtaking! A style of dance not seen by any other ballet company performing today. Ballet Nacional de Cuba is a welcome execution of ballet from another era. I attended performances in Orange County and in Los Angeles. A...continued

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13 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

Enjoyed this perfomance very much. Our seats in the balcony were perfect to see all of the activity on stage. The Cuban National Ballet did an excellent performance of Don Quixote. It was very lively and colorful. The principal dancers were...continued

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Read articles on Ballet Nacional de Cuba from The Guardian and Dance magazine.
Read articles on _The Bright __Stream_ from The New York Times and The Washington Post

Description

Combining classical romanticism with a Latin boldness, Ballet Nacional de Cuba is one of the most prestigious ballet companies performing today. The company will present the classic Don Quixote featuring the fearless strength of its dancers and Alicia Alonso’s inventive choreography accompanied by the LA Opera Orchestra. Rarely touring in the U.S., this Music Center debut is an event that can’t be missed.

A mainstay in the Music Center’s dance series, American Ballet Theatre returns with the company’s West Coast premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Bright Stream, set to a witty score by Dmitri Shostakovich. Winner of the Critics’ Circle National Dance Award, the brilliant choreography of this delightful ballet is full of fun, misplaced flirtations, and a slew of disguises. Paired with ABT’s technical precision and undeniable grace, The Bright Stream will leave audiences joyful and invigorated.

Your two-show package of tickets includes two performances on two separate dates. The package dates are as follows:*

Package A:

  • Thursday evening, June 23 at 7:30pm: Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Thursday evening, July 14 at 7:30pm: American Ballet Theatre

*Package B: *

Friday evening, June 24 at 7:30pm: Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Friday evening, July 15 at 7:30pm: American Ballet Theatre

*Package C: *

Saturday matinee, June 25 at 2:00pm: Ballet Nacional de Cuba

ABT: Saturday matinee, July 16 at 2:00pm: American Ballet Theatre

About the Ticket Supplier: Music Center

A leader at the cultural heart of Los Angeles County, The Music Center brings to life one of the world’s premier arts destinations by creating opportunities for arts participation, enabling compelling programming and providing firstclass venues and services.

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country, creating a cultural hub that is central to L.A.’s status as “the creative capital” of the world. Celebrated for its illustrious dance programming Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center and home to four world-class resident companies- LA Phil, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera and Los Angeles Master Chorale – The Music Center is the place to experience the most innovative and critically-acclaimed performing arts in the nation. In its effort to extend the reach and accessibility of the performing arts, the Music Center is a national model for experiences in which people participate directly through its Active Arts® at The Music Center.

As well, The Music Center presents special productions, events and festivals for children and families, including World City at The Music Center. Each year, over one-million audience members delight in the excitement of live performances on The Music Center’s stages and enjoy free community arts events all year long across its outdoor campus.

The Music Center is also on the forefront of arts education in Los Angeles, providing arts resources to students and teachers in schools and community centers throughout the region. Approximately 500 full-time, seasonal and part-time staff members are employees of The Center and contribute to its operation and success.

The Music Center was developed as an unprecedented public private partnership with Los Angeles County. Through the support of the Board of Supervisors, the County of Los Angeles plays an invaluable role in the successful operation of The Music Center. This relationship has cemented the importance of the arts to the cultural fabric of Los Angeles.