Russian Masters at the Joffrey Ballet

Russian Masters at the Joffrey Ballet

Sept 19-22

 

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Box Office: 50 E. Congress Pkwy. | Phone: 800.982.ARTS (2787)
 
“Revolutionary” –LA TIMES
 
The Joffrey celebrates the 100th anniversary of Vaslav Nijinsky’s revolutionary masterpiece Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring).
 

Allegro Brillante
Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter llyich Tchaikovsky
Balanchine said this piece “contains everything
I know about ballet in thirteen minutes.”
Celebrating Russian romanticism and the beauty of
pure dance, this fast paced dazzler is imbued with joy from start to finish.

 

Bells
Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Designed as a meditation on the nature
of relationships, Bells exemplifies Possokhov’s ability
to blend traditional classicism with modern intensity
to create a riveting piece of contemporary ballet.

 

Le Sacre du Printemps 
(The Rite of Spring)
Choreography: Vaslav Nijinsky
Music: Igor Stravinsky
The villagers search for the chosen one
in this story of ancient pagan rituals.
Causing audiences to riot when it was
first staged, Sacre stands as one of the most
magnificent musical and dance masterpieces of all time.

 

Adagio
Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Aram Khachatruain
This piece is full of fluid movement as well as technically
challenging moments that will touch your soul.