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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Discount Tickets to American Ballet Theatre at Dorothy Pavilion

American Ballet Theatre, one of the world's great ballet companies, visits the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Since 1940, American Ballet Theatre has performed in the greatest venues around the world, creating a tradition of passion, innovation and athleticism that consistently awes ballet lovers old and new.


On their 16th engagement at The Music Center, ABT will open with a night of mixed repertoire, featuring three pieces that show off the amazing roster of talent in the company. After that, they will perform Le Corsaire, the classic Russian tale first performed in 1856 and re-imagined by ABT 130 years later. The rip-roaring tale, full of pirates, slave girls and swashbuckling action, is staged by Anna-Marie Holmes after choreography by Marius Petipa and Konstantin Sergeyev, and features all new set and costume design.

Where: Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, 135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
When: July 11-13, 2013, Thursday-Saturday
Time: 7:30PM
Cost: regular price $34-$105, discounted at $17-73 through Goldstar, click here
More info: Visit event's website

Description

One of the world's great dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) has built a repertoire unmatched by any other company. Over its rich history, the company has danced all of the great full-length ballets of the 19th century. Long dedicated to maintaining these great traditions of the past while forging a vital and leading-edge future, ABT has commissioned works by all of the great choreographic geniuses of the 20th century.

PROGRAMMING FOR OPENING NIGHT, JULY 11:

APOLLO Choreography by GEORGE BALANCHINE*
Music by IGOR STRAVINSKY ("Apollon Musag├ęte") *
© The George Balanchine Trust
The performance of Apollo, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Services standards established and provided by the Trust.

CHAMBER SYMPHONY Choreography by ALEXEI RATMANSKY
Music by DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH ("Chamber Symphony Op. 110a")

SYMPHONY IN C Choreography by GEORGE BALANCHINE*
Music by GEORGES BIZET *
© School of American Ballet, Inc.
The performance of Symphony in C, a Balanchine® Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Services standards established and provided by the Trust.

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