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Here are Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays' 2019-20 trips. For more info please message me or email me at toursenlair@gmail.com

You can also visit my website at https://toursenlair.blogspot.com/

New York
 Friday October 4 - Sunday October 6, 2019
(Canadian Thanksgiving is October 14)

3 days, 2 nights, 4 performances
New York City Ballet:
All Balanchine: Valse Fantaisie, Kammermusik No. 2, Union Jack

Dances at a Gathering (Robbins), Everywhere We Go (Peck)

Serenade, Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 (both Balanchine), Summerspace (Cunningham)

Opus 19/The Dreamer (Robbins), New Lovette, New Liang, Symphony in C (Balanchine)

This will probably be the only Tours en l'air New York trip of the 2019-20 season.
Berlin and Dresden
March 14 - 22, 2020
  9 days, 8 nights
4 performances 

Berlin State Ballet:  
La Bayadere (Petipa, reconstructed by Ratmansky)
The Sleeping Beauty (Petipa, staged by Marcia Haydée)

Dresden Semperoper Ballet
The Four Temperaments (Balanchine), Black Milk (Naharin), new Fernandez, Errand into the Maze (Graham)

Ballet Chemnitz: 

Swan Lake (Peci)


Paris and Amsterdam

March 29 - April 9, 2020
  11 days, 10 nights

4 performances 

"I love Paris in the springtime..." (Who doesn't?)
Paris Opera Ballet School:  

Paris Opera Ballet

all Balanchine: Concerto Barocco, The Four Temperaments, Serenade

Dutch National Ballet: 

Four Seasons (Dawson), Yugen (McGregor), new Arques

 Nederlands Dans Theater 2: 

mixed program

Milan and Rome
Wednesday April 29 - Thursday May 7, 2020
Ballet of La Scala:  
Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan)
Rome Opera Ballet
Suite en Blanc (Lifar), Serenade (Balanchine), Bolero (Pastor)

Note that I do not usually offer European trips with only two performances, but I am constrained by the company's schedules. Up to you to decide whether you are interested in a ballet trip with not very much ballet!


Munich Ballet Week
May 23 - June 1, 2020
10 days, 9 nights, 8 performances

Bavarian State Ballet:
Coppelia (Roland Petit)

Pictures at an Exhibition (Ratmansky), New Dawson, TBA

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Wheeldon)

Jewels (Balanchine)

Swan Lake (Barra)

Spartacus (Grigorovich)

The Lady of the Camellias (Neumeier)

Bayerisches Junior Ballett München and Ballet School: mixed program

(day trips to Brno, Czech Republic, and Bratislava, Slovakia)
June 4 - 12, 2020
  9 days, 8 nights
5 performances 

Vienna State Ballet:  
Sylvia (Legris)
Contemporary Mixed Program
Ballet of the National Theatre of Brno
Radio and Juliet (Clug)
Ballet of the National Theatre of Slovakia: 
June 12 - 21, 2020
  10 days, 9 nights

  Royal Ballet:  
Preludes (Ratmansky), Tombeaux (Bintley), Symphonic Dances (Scarlett)

Birmingham Royal Ballet
Don Quixote

Theme and Variations (Balanchine), Chacona (Montero), new Cardim

Royal Opera House Young Talent Festival: 
programs by European Junior Companies TBA

  Other possible performances by English National Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, and other companies TBA
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