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Tschaikovsky’s stirring melodies set the stage for the eternally affecting SWAN LAKE, featuring a poignant story of an enchanted Swan Queen and the devious manipulation that leads to her innocent heartbreak. Video by Mathematic Music arrangment by Viktor Orri Árnason, based off Tschaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
DAPHNIS ET CHLOÉ Ballet by Benjamin Millepied Symphonie chorégraphique by Maurice Ravel In this double bill, which is named after the two choreographers whose works will be staged, Benjamin Millepied, the celebrated choreographer of the blockbuster movie “Black Swan” and until recently the Aristic Director of the Paris Opera Ballet, will present one of his… Continue reading The making of “Daphnis et Chloé”
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Coproduction of the Opera Zurich and Ballett Zürich World premiere by Christian Spuck Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem is not only a musical prayer, but also a vision of the afterlife and the drama of Judgement Day that is rich in imagery. The musical requiem mass was created in two… Continue reading Messa da Requiem – Ballett Zürich / Opernhaus Zürich
This is an original short film for the world premiere production of Justin Peck’s “In the Countenance of Kings” at San Francisco Ballet. The ballet is a part of the 2017 Season’s Program 1, and features music by Sufjan Stevens.
Meet the casts of Romeos and Juliets as the Joffrey prepares to open the critically acclaimed ballet – Romeo & Juliet by Krzysztof Pastor, October 13-23, 2016 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago.
According to legend, it must have been a dark winter day in the late 1960s, on which George Balanchine was swept away by sparkling jewelry, which he saw in a shop window on New York’s fancy 5th Avenue. And what did the successful choreographer do? Rather than simply to buy the beautiful diamonds, rubies, and… Continue reading Jewels by Staatsballett Berlin
Fear, vulnerability, passion – the dark extremes of human emotions dominate the three works of the ballet program “Duato | Kylian | Naharin”. While “Castrati” by Nacho Duato revolves around the fear of an aspiring singer before castration, Jiří Kylián’s “Petite Mort” deals with the aggressive as well as the vulnerable sides of sexuality. “Secus”… Continue reading The making of “DUATO | KYLIAN | NAHARIN”
E R Ö F F N U N G S F E S T Oper und Ballett hautnah erleben! Feiert mit uns die Spielzeiteröffnung 2015/2016! Die Deutsche Oper Berlin und das Staatsballett Berlin starten gemeinsam am 30. August 2015 mit einem großen #Eröffnungsfest in die neue #Spielzeit. Ab 13:30 Uhr werden Euch vielfältige Einblicke in… Continue reading Grand Opening of the Staatsballett Berlin season
In the great, international world of ballet, gala events play an important role: they are a meeting place for the elite of the dance world; they are glamorous social events, and they serve as a melting pot for the new and the traditional, for young talent and big stars. Many trends which have shaped the… Continue reading Malakhov & Friends – The Final Ballet Gala