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Bolshoi Ballet 2019/20 Season: Jewels
April 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Wed, Apr 29 1 & 7pm
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Gabriel Faure, Igor Stravinsky and Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography by George Balanchine
This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.
Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers in a broadcast to Rialto Cinemas.