From the company:
CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THIRD AND FOURTH WEEK
OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AT METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE
Julio Bocca to Give Final Performance of Romeo on Saturday, May 31, 2003
Casting for the third and fourth week of American Ballet Theatre’s 2003 spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.
Highlighting the third week will be the World Premiere of Artemis on Tuesday, May 20. Choreographed by Lar Lubovitch, Artemis will feature Julie Kent and Marcelo Gomes in the leading roles of Artemis and Aktaion. Artemis will be featured on the program “All Around Is Light” an evening of tribute to the art and culture of Greece directed by Costa-Gavras.
American Ballet Theatre’s third week will also include this season’s premiere, HereAfter, choreographed by Natalie Weir and Stanton Welch. The performance on Wednesday evening, May 21 will include the debuts of Marcelo Gomes, Irina Dvorovenko and Gillian Murphy in Harmonium, and Ethan Stiefel, Xiomara Reyes, Michele Wiles, Gillian Murphy and Carlos Lopez in Carmina Burana.
Julio Bocca will give his final performance of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet on Saturday evening, May 31. Mr. Bocca, who will continue to appear with American Ballet Theatre, will dance the role opposite Alessandra Ferri on Thursday evening, May 29 as well as May 31.
Tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s 2003 spring season are on sale at the Metropolitan Opera House box office or by calling 212-362-6000. For more information, visit ABT’s website at www.abt.org. A complete cast listing follows. Casting subject to change.
Mon. Eve., May 19, 8 P.M. HEREAFTER - Harmonium - H. Cornejo, Herrera, Reyes, Hallberg; Carmina Burana - Bocca, E. Cornejo, Herrera, Reyes, Carreño, Salstein*
Tues. Eve., May 20, 8 P.M. ALL AROUND IS LIGHT - ARTEMIS (World
Premiere) ? Kent, Gomes
Wed. Mat., May 21, 2 P.M. HEREAFTER Harmonium - Stiefel, Kent, Abrera, Belotserkovsky; Carmina Burana - Corella, Tuttle, Abrera, Kent, De Luz, H. Cornejo
Wed. Eve., May 21, 8 P.M. HEREAFTER - Harmonium ? Gomes*, Dvorovenko*,Murphy* Belotserkovsky; Carmina Burana ? Stiefel*, Reyes*, Wiles*, Murphy*, Lopez*, Salstein
Thurs. Eve., May 22, 8 P.M. HEREAFTER - Harmonium - Gomes, Dvorovenko, Murphy, Belotserkovsky: Carmina Burana - Stiefel, Reyes,Wiles, Murphy, Lopez, Salstein
Fri. Eve., May 23, 8 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Reyes, Corella, De Luz, Peterson
Sat. Mat., May 24, 2 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Murphy, Stiefel, H. Cornejo, Barbee
Sat. Eve., May 24, 8 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Ananiashvili, Belotserkovsky, Lopez, Graffin
Mon. Eve., May 26, 8 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Reyes, Corella, De Luz, Peterson
Tues. Eve., May 27, 8 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Ananiashvili, Belotserkovsky,
Wed. Mat., May 28, 2 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Reyes, Corella, De Luz, Peterson
Wed. Eve., May 28, 8 P.M. LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE - Murphy, Stiefel, H. Cornejo, Barbee
Thurs. Eve., May 29, 8 P.M. ROMEO AND JULIET - Ferri, Bocca, De Luz
Fri. Eve., May 30, 8 P.M. ROMEO AND JULIET - Kent, Malakhov, H Cornejo
Sat. Mat., May 31, 2 P.M. ROMEO AND JULIET - Herrera, Gomes, Lopez
Sat. Eve., May 31, 8 P.M. ROMEO AND JULIET -Ferri, Bocca, De Luz
*Editors please note: first time in a role:
Mon. Eve., May 19 - HereAfter - Salstein in Carmina Burana
Wed. Eve., May 21 - HereAfter - Gomes, Dvorovenko, Murphy in Harmonium; Stiefel, Reyes, Wiles, Murphy, Lopez in Carmina Burana
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