Posted 14 March 2006 - 12:58 PM
OBT Exposed! August 2006 South Park Blocks Free
Fall Program October 14 ˆ 21, 2006 Keller Auditorium with Full Orchestra
The Four Temperaments (1946) George Balanchine/Paul Hindemith
Adin (2004) Christopher Stowell/Serge Rachmaninov
The Concert (1956) Jerome Robbins/Frederic Chopin
4T’s and The Concert are company premieres -- Adin is a revival
George Balanchine‚s The NutcrackerTM December 8 ˆ 24, 2006 Keller Auditorium with Full Orchestra
Winter Program March 3 ˆ 10, 2007 Keller Auditorium
A Peter Martins Ballet Company premiere
A Helgi Tomasson Ballet World premiere
A Kent Stowell Ballet World premiere
Spring Program April 27 ˆ May 5, 2007 Newmark Theatre
Apollo (1928) George Balanchine/Igor Stravinsky
il nodo (2004) Julia Adam/Renaissance dances
Eyes on You (2005) Christopher Stowell/Cole Porter
Apollo is a company premiere, the Adams and the Stowell are revivals
Early Summer Program June 8 ˆ 10, 2007 Keller Auditorium with Full Orchestra
Firebird (2004) Yuri Possokhov/Igor Stravinsky
Sleeping Beauty, Act III (1890) Christopher Stowell after Marius Petipa/
Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Firebird is a revival, SB is a new version
Posted 14 March 2006 - 01:31 PM
Posted 14 March 2006 - 03:07 PM
Posted 14 March 2006 - 03:37 PM
It looks like Stowell's strategy might be the same here as for Swan Lake: present the big party scene with lots of divertissements and the big pas de deux and variations for a first viewing. For Swan Lake, this will turn into a full-length the following season (this June).
Posted 14 March 2006 - 06:51 PM
I've never seen Swan Lake's Act III on its own, but it should work as a suite of divertissements. I just don't know how you would deal with the Rothbart factor, the apparition of Odette, or bringing it to a satisfying conclusion. When it's part of the full ballet, you don't need the big dance for the full company. It's a cliff-hanger
I am really, really sorry. I just couldn't think of another way to state it. :giveup:
Posted 07 April 2006 - 06:21 PM
I don't remember what else was on the program in Fall of '04, but the audience seemed to think SL Act III stood on its own very well, including the cliffhanger ending.
I've never seen Swan Lake's Act III on its own, but it should work as a suite of divertissements. I just don't know how you would deal with the Rothbart factor, the apparition of Odette, or bringing it to a satisfying conclusion.
I'm really looking forward to the full production.
Edited by XTX, 07 April 2006 - 06:22 PM.
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