Joffrey Ballet Program Combines Tharp, Balanchine, Beach Boys, Stravinsky
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The last date listed for The Joffrey Ballet was Friday March 23, 2007 / 7:30pm - Program B.
Currently at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion:
- Full Price:
- $66.00 - $177.00
- Our Price:
- $53.00 - $106.00
Sex and sin have taken over the city of Alexandria, now ruled over by the lusty courtesan Thaïs, who spends her days pursuing sensual delights. Renowned tenor Plácido Domingo plays a pious monk determined to save the courtesan's soul and bring the city back to God. But as the sinner becomes a saint, the holy man falls victim to his own passion for Thaïs. This thrilling production from the Finnish National Opera has taken European opera houses by storm and now brings its intoxicating melodies and exotic colors to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, thanks to LA Opera. Performed in French with projected English translations, Thaïs will seduce you with its glittering costumes and sets and the passionate soprano of the incomparable Nino Machaidze, as Thaïs. Learn More
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The Joffrey Ballet, one of the world’s most beloved ballet companies, returns to Los Angeles with an exciting program that includes the works of legendary choreographers Twyla Tharp, George Balanchine and Leonide Massine, an exciting West Coast premiere by Donald Byrd, and favorites by Kurt Jooss and Laura Dean. Set to music that includes contemporary artists like The Beach Boys, Prince, and a variety of Motown talent as well as classics like Tchaikovsky and Chabrier, The Joffrey Ballet is sure to provide enjoyment for all ages.
Program A (March 22)
“Les Presages”: choreography by Leonide Massine, music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
“The Green Table”: choreography by Kurt Joss, music by Frederick Cohen
“Apollo”: choreography by George Balanchine, music by Igor Stravinsky
Program B (March 23)
“Deuce Coupe”: choreography by Twyla Tharp, music by The Beach Boys
“Motown Suite” (West Coast Premiere): choreography by Donald Byrd, music by various Motown artists
“Sometimes It Snows in April”: choreography by Laura Dean, music by Prince Rogers Nelson
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