Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Debut of Wolf Trap Commission
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The last date listed for Aspen Santa Fe Ballet was Tuesday July 30, 2013 / 8:15pm.
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The pre-show discussion with the Artistic Director was very interesting regarding the Company's formation, mission, dance style, and intended legacy. The dancing and choreography were fantastic! The music to the second piece was oppressive and greatly detracted from the wonderful dancers' performance! For the third piece on the Samba
again we loved the dancing, but this type of music does not lend itself to classical ballet. I lived in Brazil for many years and felt the music was a mismatch. Overall a great experience with a few musical adjustments to be made.
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This is a fabulous ballet company. The dancers are well trained, fluid, lovely. Interestingly, the chorus of local tree frogs and cicadas added a lovely atmospheric quality to the music of the middle piece, "Last". I wish Wolf Trap scheduled...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Stark, sleek, and chock-full of moves that skirt the edges of contemporary movement …" —Boston Globe
“Dynamic, virtuostic, endurance testing, full-throttle dancing and up-to-the-minute ballet choreography.” —Michael Wade Simpson, _The Santa Fe New Mexican _
Find out more about the pre-show discussion http://www.wolftrap.org/Plan_Your_Visit/Pre-Performance_Discussions.aspx , which takes place 60 minutes prior to show time.
Program (subject to change):
Last — Choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo
Fold by Fold — Wolf Trap commission choreographed by Norbert De La Cruz III
Like a Samba — Choreographed by Trey McIntyre
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