Mariinsky Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya
The Mariinsky Ballet will perform at Brooklyn Academy of Music February 25-28. Subscription tickets are now on sale. Single tickets go on sale November 30 for BAM members and December 7 for the general public. The mixed bills feature Ulyana Lopatkina and Diana Vishneva. Not sure if there are any other dancers performing.
Thursday February 25-Program A
Bolêro-Video of Plisetskaya to music conducted by Valery Gergiev
The Dying Swan-Ulyana Lopatkina
Woman in a Room-Diana Vishneva
Friday, February 26-Progam B
Saturday, February 27-Program C
Sunday, February 28-Program D
Miami City Ballet at Koch Theatre
Miami City Ballet will make its debut at Koch Theatre in April, capping off its 30th anniversary season. The company will perform April 13-17 in two programs that will include three original ballets that MCB has commissioned since 2012: Justin Peck’s Heatscape, Alexei Ratmansky’s Symphonic Dances, and Liam Scarlett’s Viscera. MCB last performed in New York (at City Center) in 2009. Also on the bill is Twyla Tharp’s Sweet Fields and classics from Balanchine, Bourrée Fantasque, Serenade, and Symphony in Three Movements. Tickets are on sale now.
New London Dance Blog
Check out a new blog focusing on London ballet, Pas de Blog, which debuted a few weeks ago. Passionate ballet fans Andre and Morgan run the website, which currently focuses on The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet. They have a nice Friday feature, which summarizes what has been happening in the ballet social media world.