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Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101
619-235-9500
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The weather was comfortable with no rain.. I wore a long skirt and a dressy top. People still go to the ballet with "class"..
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Try to get orchestra or an aisle seat if in mezzanine or balcony. The seats up are very close to the next row, cramped and uncomfortable.
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Website

http://www.cityballet.org/performances/balanchine.php

Description

Program

Valse Fantaisie

Music: Valse Fantaisie in B minor by Mikhail Glinka

Choreography: George Balanchine

Staging: Elizabeth Wistrich

Year Choreographed: 1957

Premiere: November 1968, New York City Ballet, New York State Theatre

Lighting Design: Pamela Sherman-Keel

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Rubies from Jewels*

Music: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky Choreography: George Balanchine

Staging: Elyse Borne

Year Choreographed: 1967

Premiere: April 1967, New York City Ballet, New York State Theatre Costume Design: Karinska, courtesy Texas Ballet Theatre

Lighting Design: Pamela Sherman-Keel

Sonatine

Music: Sonatine for Piano by Maurice Ravel

Choreography: George Balanchine

Staging: Sandra Jennings

Year Choreographed: 1975

Premiere: May 1975, New York City Ballet, New York State Theatre Lighting Design: Pamela Sherman-Keel

Walpurgisnacht Ballet

Music: From Faust by Charles Gounod

Choreography: George Balanchine

Staging: Sandra Jennings

Year Choreographed: 1980

Premiere: May 1980, New York City Ballet, New York State Theatre Lighting Design: Pamela Sherman-Keel

About the Ticket Supplier: City Ballet of San Diego

City Ballet is a professional ballet company offering a full season of ballet repertoire. City Ballet produces classic and contemporary ballet programs that critics rave as “polished, eye-catching and delightful”.