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Oregon Ballet Theater 2007-2008

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: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

George Balanchine (Tchaikovsky)

PROGRAM 2:
FRANCE

FEBRUARY 23 - MARCH 1, 2008

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

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

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

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