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VIDEO: The Joyce Presents THE SARASOTA BALLET Beginning August 14th VideoVIDEO: The Joyce Presents THE SARASOTA BALLET Beginning August 14th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the return of The Sarasota Ballet, following its highly successful, critically acclaimed 2016 Joyce debut, from August 14-19, 2018. Under the Artistic Direction of Iain Webb, The Sarasota Ballet will present two programs featuring works by Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon, Sarasota Ballet Resident Choreographer and Principal dancer Ricardo Graziano. and Sir Frederick Ashton, whose work the company has become renowned for executing with such skill and strength. Indeed, one of the programs has been designed to celebrate Ashton, commemorating the 30th anniversary of his death, and will include a guest performance by Marcelo Gomes.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hos VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces Foreign Bodies, a one-night-only multidisciplinary event conducted and hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, concluding his tenure as The Marie-Jos e Kravis Composer-in-Residence. The concert, Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., will feature Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, accompanied by the World Premiere of a live video installation by Tal Rosner; Dan el Bjarnason's Violin Concerto, with Pekka Kuusisto in his New York Philharmonic debut; and Obsidian Tear, a dance work choreographed by Wayne McGregor performed by members of the Boston Ballet (Philharmonic debut) and set to Mr. Salonen's Nyx and Lachen verlernt. Foreign Bodies will be casual and multi-sensory; drinks and conversation will flow as attendees mingle with the performers, who will give additional impromptu performances throughout the event.

Twyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2017

Details of The Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season have been announced. The full production list is as follows:

STAGE TUBE: Frederick Ashton's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, February 12, 1976
by Barnett Serchuk - Feb 10, 2013

A Month in the Country, considered one of Frederick Ashton's most affecting and beautiful ballets, premiered on February 12, 1976. Based on the late 19th-century play by Ivan Turgenev, the ballet tells the story of the hopeless love of Natalia, the bored wife of a wealthy landowner, for her son's tutor, Alexei, in mid 19th century Russia.