BSO: Tchaikovsky with Balanchine
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 3pm
The Music Center
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra:
Tchaikovsky with Balanchine
Marin Alsop, Music Director
Heather Watts, director
Tchaikovsky // Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Tchaikovsky // Suite from Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky // Serenade for Strings in C Major (Balanchine Choreography)
Marin Alsop conducts an all-Tchaikovsky program including Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture and Suite from Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky is famous for ballet, yet his Serenade for Strings was not originally composed for dance. Its poignant themes inspired world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine to transform it into a ballet. Experience this graceful score destined for dance under the direction of Heather Watts, one of the last to be promoted to principal dancer by Balanchine.
Single tickets for the 2017-2018 season will be placed on sale beginning Tuesday, August 1st.
This concert is not presented by Strathmore.
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