US tour for fall 2004
Posted 24 March 2004 - 03:09 PM
THE NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA
TO PERFORM IN BERKELEY AND DETROIT
IN FALL 2004
Toronto, Ontario…March 23, 2004…National Ballet of Canada Artistic Director JAMES KUDELKA today announced that the company will be touring to the United States in the fall of 2004. The company has been invited to perform as part of the Cal Performances series in Berkeley, California on October 1-3, 2004 and at The Detroit Opera House, in Detroit, Michigan on October 7-10, 2004.
The National Ballet of Canada will open the Cal Performances season with four performances of Kudelka’s masterpiece The Four Seasons, there, below and George Balanchine’s Apollo from October 1 to 3. Cal Performances is the performing arts presenter and producer of the University of California, Berkeley and presents internationally renowned dance companies such as The Kirov Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Mark Morris Dance and Suzanne Farrell Ballet. The National Ballet of Canada last performed in California in 1991 at The Orange County Performing Arts Centre.
The company will perform The Four Seasons and Kudelka’s The Firebird at The Detroit Opera House with four performances October 7 to 10. This is the company’s debut at The Detroit Opera House, which has a dance series featuring international and American companies.
"I am delighted to have the opportunity of touring this wonderful company to both Berkeley, California and Detroit," said Mr. Kudelka. "The depth of talent deserves to be seen and we are hopeful that this is just the beginning of taking the National Ballet artists to world stages."
Posted 03 October 2004 - 10:37 AM
Posted 04 October 2004 - 12:08 PM
While waiting, here are some reviews.
Paul Parish in DanceView Times:
And Rachel Howard, in her blog:
Editing to add: This is really a quote from and link to her review in the Chronicle, and she hints at further posts, so keep watching.
Edited by Alexandra, 04 October 2004 - 12:10 PM.
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