Venue Details

53 Star Starred
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101
619-235-9500
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Formal
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Horton Plaza parking
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Parked at a meter (free after 6PM)
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Casual is okay.
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$10 parking down the street on Sundays.
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Liquor and sweets at the bar.
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Reviews & Ratings

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55 events
27 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 06 2011

Liked most everything. Good dancing and wonderful music. The second solo with piano was a little slow, but everything else was wonderful.

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10 reviews
9 stars
attended Nov 04 2011

The seats were center and eight rows behind the orchestra the first seven rows were empty and so that gave us a wonderful view of also the ballet of which was wonderful.... continued

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 06 2011

The best is saved for last, so if you are tempted to leave after the first intermission, or even the second, you'll miss out on the featured dance, "The Firebird".
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Website

http://www.cityballet.org

Description

The critically acclaimed City Ballet of San Diego opens its season by paying tribute to some of Russia’s greatest ballet composers ~ Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ~ Igor Stravinsky ~ Dimitri Shostakovich, with a program that features Elizabeth Wistrich’s The Firebird.

The program also includes two works from Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, choreographed by George Balanchine, and Rococo Variations, a neoclassic ballet by Elizabeth Wistrich which is a company premiere.

Completing the program will be HCIV-OKAT-SOHS by Wistrich, set to a score by Dimitri Shostakovich. This contemporary ballet showcases a large cast of City Ballet’s versatile dancers. Live musical accompaniment will be provided by the City Ballet Orchestra under the leadership of John Nettles.

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".