Sergei Prokofiev News

BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance FavoritesBALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW in 2015, The Music Center commissioned this highly innovative three-performance program, featuring international ballet sensation and New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck as curator.  Peck created a mixed repertory to highlight the versatility and athleticism of today's ballet dancers including pieces that pair classical dancers with their contemporaries in other dance genres.  (more...)

Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in CharlestonNigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, where he serves as general director, as well as other global artistic projects. (more...)

Dance with Kegelstatt Ensemble Next MonthDance with Kegelstatt Ensemble Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Kegelstatt musicians Steph Wake-Dyster, clarinet; Esther Toh, double bass; Renae Stavely, oboe; and Anna Webb, viola, together with Alexandra Castle, flute and Emma Perkins, violin, will guide the audience through 'Dance' with live spoken interludes, emphasizing the connection and dialogue between the performers, the music and the audience. (more...)

Camerata Pacifica Unveils New SeasonCamerata Pacifica Unveils New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Acclaimed chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica will open its 28th season in September with a remarkable trio of works by Pulitzer Prize winner John Harbison and Russian composing titans Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich. (more...)

BWW Review: The National Ballet of Canada's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is Breathtaking From Start to FinishBWW Review: The National Ballet of Canada's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is Breathtaking From Start to Finish
by Taylor Long - Jun 5, 2017

No one yells 'Stella!' at the ballet - because they don't have to. John Neumeier's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, inspired by the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tennessee Williams, had its National Ballet of Canada premiere on June 3, 2017. The ballet dives deeper into Blanche DuBois' psyche, examining the motivation for her psychological instability. Featuring music by Sergei Prokofiev and Alfred Schnittke, Mr. Neumeier's choreography exposes more vulnerability, fragility and desire than could ever be communicated by words alone. Neumeier's visionary production expands on the context referenced in Williams' play - by showing us more, we feel more. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents THE WOLF AND PETERArts Centre Melbourne Presents THE WOLF AND PETER
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Ireland's CoisCeim Dance Theatre will present an energetic interpretation of Sergei Prokofiev's timeless story of courage and imagination, Peter and the Wolf, at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio on 1 and 2 July. (more...)

Royal Opera House Muscat Announces its 2017/2018 SeasonRoyal Opera House Muscat Announces its 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) is pleased to announce the forthcoming season, 2017-2018: A Legendary Season. After marking its Sixth Anniversary on the 12th of October 2017, the Royal Opera House Muscat will commence its seventh season with a wide range of top quality productions in many different genres - opera, concerts, ballet & dance, Arab performances, jazz, world music, family & education, musicals & shows and special events. This rich diversity of top-notch programs has become a hallmark of the Royal Opera House Muscat that is recognised all over the world. (more...)

Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner to Make New York Debut at Carnegie HallCleveland International Piano Competition Winner to Make New York Debut at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Nikita Mndoyants, the electrifying first prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) will make his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm. He will perform one of his own compositions, plus works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Prokofiev. (more...)

Wheatland Dance Theater presents CINDERELLA 5/21Wheatland Dance Theater presents CINDERELLA 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Audiences of all ages will be dazzled by the classical fairy tale Cinderella presented by the Wheatland Dance Theater at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The performance, which features young dancers from the Plainfield Dance Academy and special guest dancers, tells the story of a young girl who discovers her prince with a little help from her fairy godmother. The full-length ballet will be held at West Aurora High School Auditorium, 1201 W. New York Street, Aurora, IL. Tickets are available online at wheatlanddancetheater.com, by phone by calling 855-222-2TIX (2849) or at the door the day of performance. Ticket prices are $20-$24 and $30 at the door. (more...)

BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence's Magical CINDERELLA Casts a Spell at The VetsBWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence's Magical CINDERELLA Casts a Spell at The Vets
by Veronica Bruscini - May 14, 2017

Festival Ballet Providence creates pure magic with its luminous production of Sergei Prokofiev's CINDERELLA. Winthrop Corey choreographed this piece to perfection, melding intricate, classical dancing with wonderful whimsy and humor. (more...)

The Music Center Announces Program for 2017/2018 Dance SeasonThe Music Center Announces Program for 2017/2018 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Los Angeles audiences will discover a new perspective on many timeless classics interpreted through a contemporary lens as they journey through The Music Center's dance season and uncover themes of conflict between female strength and societal expectations.  The 2017/2018 Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) season is replete with powerful characters, riveting storylines, modern choreography and theatrics that take the traditional narrative ballet to a new level.  Audiences are invited to venture into the world of dance and experience realms of expression beyond expectation.  The coming season opens with the U.S. premiere of Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes (September 15-October 1, 2017), a beloved fairytale and Hollywood classic where life imitates art, presented by Dance at The Music Center and Center Theatre Group.  (more...)

Fairy Tale Comes to Life in Festival Ballet Providence's CINDERELLA at The VetsFairy Tale Comes to Life in Festival Ballet Providence's CINDERELLA at The Vets
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

This Mother's Day weekend, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) presents Cinderella, the timeless fairy tale ballet, May 12-14, 2017 at The Vets (One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI). (more...)

BWW Review: BalletMet's ROMEO AND JULIET Captures Emotion through Dance, MusicBWW Review: BalletMet's ROMEO AND JULIET Captures Emotion through Dance, Music
by Amanda Etchison - Apr 29, 2017

Set on a stage draped with rich burgundy fabrics and bathed in the burnt orange glow of an Italian sunset, BalletMet artistic director Edwaard Liang's 'Romeo and Juliet' closed out the Columbus-based company's 2016-17 season with an inspiring interpretation of William Shakespeare's tragic tale of two star-crossed lovers. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCEPacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The curtain comes down on Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2016-2017 season with its annual Season Encore Performance, a crowd-pleasing reprise of some of PNB's greatest hits. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Denver (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Chelsea Symphony Continues its Eleventh Season FLIGHT PATHSChelsea Symphony Continues its Eleventh Season FLIGHT PATHS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Chelsea Symphony continues its eleventh season, Flight Paths, on Friday, April 21, at 8:30 PM and Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 PM at St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, 315 West 22nd Street. (more...)

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, 4/21-23Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In the company's 2016-2017 Season finale, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) will present the North American premiere of Derek Deane's dramatic “Romeo and Juliet” with the PBT Orchestra in five performances April 21-23, at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Miners Alley Children's Theatre presents PETER AND THE WOLFMiners Alley Children's Theatre presents PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Peter is afraid of everything, and when you're afraid of your own shadow, a wolf can be absolutely terrifying!  While Peter learns you can't be brave if you are not afraid, the only question is:  How brave will Peter be?  Inspired by music from one of Sergei Prokofiev's most famous works, this play will make memories for young and old alike.  (more...)

Pushcart Players presents PETER AND THE WOLF at Union County PACPushcart Players presents PETER AND THE WOLF at Union County PAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, "Peter and the Wolf" at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, NJ on Saturday, April 8 at 11:00 am. In their 43rd Season of touring theater for young audiences -- bringing performances to schools, theaters, production venues, and community centers throughout the United States -- Pushcart continues their residency in the beautifully appointed historic theater in Rahway. (more...)

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