City Ballet's Russian Masters, Featuring The Firebird
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The last date listed for Russian Masters was Sunday November 6, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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It just isn't the holidays without The Nutcracker, which comes to magical life on the San Diego Civic Theatre stage complete with beautiful fairies, handsome princes and a lovely young lady on her way to the Sugar Candy Kingdom. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the magical story of Clara, who dreams that her new toy nutcracker soldier has come to life. Together, they experience a fantastical adventure that leads them through an epic battle with the Rat King to the Sugar Plum Fairy's magical Land of Sweets. Based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, California Ballet Company's production portrays the main character of Clara as an older child who's just beginning to dream of love. Learn More
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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. The first performance was unique and my favorite, the second, a pas de duex...continued
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.