Vivaldi's The Four Seasons: The Georgia Ballet's New Interpretation
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The last date listed for The Georgia Ballet: The Four Seasons was Sunday April 6, 2014 / 2:00pm.
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There was a silly opening act in which the dance while cute enough had nothing to do with the music, let alone with the sophomoric actors reciting lines like earnest eighth grade drama club members. The ballet itself was good enough, though several problems were seen in choreography: men too slight of build for the women they were to lift, going a bit off balance; various events on a stage too large to view them as an ensemble; silly anti-impressionist "home movies" that rather than giving the impression of dumb, badly edited and badly photographed home movies really were only that. Technically, shaky arabesques, inexpert pointe work (widely separated feet doing the movement that should have come from the hips) and shaky lifts distracted from a pleasant enough ballet. Worth goldstar's price but I wouldn't pay full price for this, with the more expensive but superior Atlanta ballet not so far away.
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The description of this ballet was not the reality of what was presented. It is described as Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, but in actuality, the music was by somebody else who took Vivaldi's work and (as the program we received at the performance...continued
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