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The Suzanne Farrell Company - Balanchine

Date: 03/12/2010

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Northrop Memorial Auditorium

Cost: $10 - 65

Description:

10–Year Anniversary Tour

As part of Northrop's new yearly commitment to presenting the work of George Balanchine in the Twin Cities, we are excited to present the Minnesota debut of one of ballet's most acclaimed artists, Suzanne Farrell. A legendary figure in the dance world, Suzanne Farrell is considered to be the most influential American ballerina of the late 20th century and emerged as the most inspiring ballet teacher and director after retiring in 1989. As part of the Balanchine Preservation Initiative, Farrell is dedicated to continuing the legacy of George Balanchine's classic, rarely seen, or "lost" work. The two programs roughly trace the chronology of her mentor's work and her own experiences with the Bejart Ballet.

Classic Balanchine
(Friday) An evening of classic and rare, full-company works including their latest piece from The Balanchine Preservation Initiative, the newly reconstructed and rarely performed Haieff Divertimento.

Haieff Divertimento
(1944) : Music by Alexei Haieff
Pas d'Action from Divertimento No. 15 (1956) : Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Contrapuntal Blues Pas de deux from Clarinade (1964) : Music by Glenn Gould
Béjart: Scene d'Amour from Romeo and Juliet (1966) : Music by Hector Berlioz
Agon (1957) : Music by Igor Stravinsky

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Reservation Information:

To reserve tickets or for more information, contact the Northrop Ticket Office at 612-624-2345 or visit northrop.umn.edu.

More information: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Northrop Ticket Office at 612-624-2345.

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