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Oregon Ballet Theater 2007-2008Season Line-up


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Posted 05 September 2007 - 06:49 PM

:thanks: Thanks to printscess for the heads up on this one!

OBT is touring the world this year -- musically, that is!

Highlights include:
  • The season-opening world premiere of Christopher Stowell's A Midsummer Night's Dream!
  • Ravel's fiery Bolero, featuring the full OBT orchestra!
  • The very best of Russian classical ballet in Yuri Possokhov's majestic Raymonda!
  • Company premieres by William Forsythe, Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine!
  • Powerful audience favorites, Almost Mozart and Just!
    And much more!

PROGRAM 1: THE GERMANIC LANDS
OCTOBER 13 - 20, 2007

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THE VERTIGINOUS THRILL OF EXACTITUDE


COMPANY PREMIERE
William Forsythe (Schubert)

ALMOST MOZART
James Kudelka (Mozart)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
WORLD PREMIERE
Christopher Stowell (Mendelssohn)




GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER
DECEMBER 8 - 24, 2007

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George Balanchine (Tchaikovsky)



PROGRAM 2: FRANCE
FEBRUARY 23 - MARCH 1, 2008

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ZAIS
COMPANY PREMIERE
Christopher Stowell (Rameau)

AFTERNOON OF A FAUN
COMPANY PREMIERE
Jerome Robbins (Debussy)

A WORLD PREMIERE PAS DE DEUX
Christopher Stowell (Léo Delibes)

BOLERO
WORLD PREMIERE
Nicolo Fonte (Ravel)




PROGRAM 3: AMERICA
APRIL 18 - 27, 2008

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THROUGH EDEN'S GATES
Kent Stowell
(Bolcom)

JUST
Trey McIntyre
(Cowell)

SLAUGHTER ON 10TH AVENUE
COMPANY PREMIERE
George Balanchine (Rodgers)




PROGRAM 4: RUSSIA
JUNE 6 - 8, 2008



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[indent=1]RUBIES
George Balanchine (Stravinsky)

TOLSTOY'S WALTZ
WORLD PREMIERE
Christopher Stowell (Various Composers)

RAYMONDA
WORLD PREMIERE
Yuri Possokhov
(Glazounov)



The company caps its season with its Kennedy Center debut as part of the Center's Ballet Across America series. On June 13 and 15, it performs Rush (Wheeldon/Martinu) on a program including Boston Ballet and the Joffrey.

Also, with 28 dancers, OBT's roster is now ranked. You can find it here.


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