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9831 Star Starred
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 230 members
Review from Jake

Great artistry! (But the seat was so-so, even though I could see gaping rows of better seats)

reviewed Oct 06 2004 report as inappropriate
Review from Jake

Outstanding!

reviewed Oct 09 2004 report as inappropriate
Review from Curt
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Quotes & Highlights

“True to its founding fathers, George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, City Ballet remains the foremost creative ballet troupe in the world.” —Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times
“There is nothing else like it in the world.” —Debra Craine, London Times
“A monumental company.” —Allan Ulrich, The San Francisco Chronicle

Description

Imperial Russia met free-spirited America in the artistry of legendary choreographer George Balanchine, co-founder of New York City Ballet. Don’t miss this rare California appearance by the acclaimed company in three blockbuster programs: the grand culmination of Balanchine 100: The Centennial Celebration, accompanied by the magnificent 62-piece New York City Ballet Orchestra.

Program is subject to change.

Program A: Who Cares

By George Balanchine/ George Gershwin, orchestration by Hershy Kay

Agon

By George Balanchine /Igor Stravinsky

Symphony in C

By George Balanchine/ Georges Bizet

Program B: Concerto Barocco

By George Balanchine/ Johann Sebastian Bach

Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux

By George Balanchine/ Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky

Hallelujah Junction

By Peter Martins/ John Adams

I’m Old Fashioned

By Jerome Robbins/ Morton Gould

(tribute to Fred Astaire & Rita Hayworth)

Program C: Serenade

By George Balanchine/ Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky

Violin Concerto

By George Balanchine/ Igor Stravinsky

Carnival of the Animals

By Christopher Wheeldon/Camille Saint-Saens (narrated by John Lithgow)

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