Oregon Ballet Theatre Celebrating Balanchine Tickets

Celebrating Balanchine is an event that will showcase work of the legendary choreographer of the 20th century, George Balanchine, on his 30th death anniversary. Balanchine was a terrific developer of ballet and also a ballet-master as well as the co-founder of the famed New York City Ballet. The diversity of his dance work will be celebrated in a manner that will show three varied examples of his choreography. If you are a fan of the brilliant work of Balanchine or would like to be a part of a magnificent live ballet event, then this is the ultimate opportunity for you to get your Celebrating Balanchine tickets and enjoy a fantastic time at this event that will be truly memorable.

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Out of the three works that will be featured in this event, the first is known as Stravinsky Violin Concerto. This concert will feature dancers in two groups. This concerto of Balanchine has been acknowledged by the critics as being one that is cheerful and lively. The second work that will be presented at the event is known as Prodigal Son. This was a company premier and was first seen in 1929. It was a commendable collaboration of Balanchine’s with Sergei Prokofiev, a composer and Georges Roualt who was a liberal painter. This work is said to be one of the earliest successful choreographies of Balanchine’s and ultimately amongst the most adventurous. The Prodigal Son is filled with intense passion and pathos stemming from a parable of the bible. The show will be rounded off by the much loved work called Square Dance which is another popular work of his.
The total time of the duration of the Celebrating Balanchine live show is about 2 hours and 6 minutes. The Oregon Ballet Theatre will be presenting this world class show. The ballet company that was created in 1989 celebrates a five-program season that is held yearly in the company of dancers at the notable Portland Center for the Performing Arts. The company is well known for conducting some of the greatest national as well as regional tours. The Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) managed to gain a repute of having a unique style and a distinctive repertoire under the guidance of its founding artistic director, James Canfield. Canfield was previously one of the main dancers with Joffrey Ballet. The OBT has a rather firm base in the glorious classical technique. The dance inventory of the company rose to include more than 80 ballets some which were classics of evening lengths, with amazing masterpieces from the 20th century and various other superb creative and modern works.
The Celebrating Balanchine event hosted by the OBT is expected to be a very successful show that will attract many to attend it. In 2003, Christopher Stowell who enjoyed a career as the principal dancer for 16 years with the illustrious San Francisco Ballet, took the position of being the OBT’s second artistic director. He comes from a family of artistic directors, who were the founding directors of the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Stowell’s broad training and exceptional experience in ballet along with a sound understanding of repertoire and unflinching dedication to OBT led the company to great heights of success. While he served as the artistic director of the company, he added works of Jerome Robbins, Lar Lubovitch, Christopher Wheeldon, William Forsythe and Sir Frederick. He profoundly expanded the inventory of OBT’s with the legendary ballets of George Balanchine.
Today, Anne Mueller is the Interim Artistic Director of the company. She has been effectively serving the company since 1996 till the present day. The OBT is all set to perform the Celebrating Balanchine event. This is truly one of those live shows that are going to be greatly enjoyed by those who enjoy ballet shows. This engaging, captivating and absolutely stunning show is bound to leave you with the greatest cherished memories that you will enjoy for a long time to come. With your cheap Celebrating Balanchine tickets in hand, you are surely going to experience a phenomenal and truly breathtaking show that will be a joy to be a part of.

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