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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-7211
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attended Oct 06 2004

Great artistry! (But the seat was so-so, even though I could see gaping rows of better seats)

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Quotes & Highlights

“True to its founding fathers, George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, City Ballet remains the foremost creative ballet troupe in the world.” —Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times
“There is nothing else like it in the world.” —Debra Craine, London Times
“A monumental company.” —Allan Ulrich, The San Francisco Chronicle

Description

Imperial Russia met free-spirited America in the artistry of legendary choreographer George Balanchine, co-founder of New York City Ballet. Don’t miss this rare California appearance by the acclaimed company in three blockbuster programs: the grand culmination of Balanchine 100: The Centennial Celebration, accompanied by the magnificent 62-piece New York City Ballet Orchestra.

Program is subject to change.

Program A: Who Cares

By George Balanchine/ George Gershwin, orchestration by Hershy Kay

Agon

By George Balanchine /Igor Stravinsky

Symphony in C

By George Balanchine/ Georges Bizet

Program B: Concerto Barocco

By George Balanchine/ Johann Sebastian Bach

Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux

By George Balanchine/ Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky

Hallelujah Junction

By Peter Martins/ John Adams

I’m Old Fashioned

By Jerome Robbins/ Morton Gould

(tribute to Fred Astaire & Rita Hayworth)

Program C: Serenade

By George Balanchine/ Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky

Violin Concerto

By George Balanchine/ Igor Stravinsky

Carnival of the Animals

By Christopher Wheeldon/Camille Saint-Saens (narrated by John Lithgow)

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.