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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-8001
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277 events
175 reviews
36 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

outstanding production & dancing

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171 events
38 reviews
15 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

The dancing was superb-completely first rate. The program was also excellent, although we did not enjoy the main piece (the Twyla Tharp work) as much as the first three.

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21 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

It was excellent. The company is beautifully trained; their work so clean. I'm not such a fan of Balanchine, but they do it beautifully. The 2 pas de deux, especially,... continued

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Join Miami City Ballet’s artistic director, Edward Villella, along with dance historian and writer Elizabeth Kaye, for a pre-performance talk beginning one hour prior to curtain in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Grand Hall.

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Program:

  • Symphony in Three Movements — Choreographer: George Balanchine / Composer: Igor Stravinsky
  • _Tarantella _— Choreographer: George Balanchine / Composer: Louis Moreau Gottschalk 
  • _Liturgy _— Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon / Composer: Arvo Pärt 
  • _Nightspot — _Choreographer: Twyla Tharp / Composer: Elvis Costello

Known for her innovation and creativity, Twyla Tharp has created some of the most memorable dances in modern repertory. Elvis Costello, whose adventurous musical talents makes him one of the most revered artists of our time, provides an original musical composition intertwined with various motifs and quotations from existing songs.

Nightspot features costumes designed by famed fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.

About the Ticket Supplier: Music Center

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