The Australian Ballet began and will end with a summer gala

Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake,  Benedicte Bemet and Brett-Chynoweth: photo Simone Eeles

The first was Summertime at the Ballet promoted as “a once-in-a-lifetime arena spectacular featuring pieces from nine incredible ballets including The Merry Widow, La Bayadère, Don Quixote, Spartacus, Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux and more. This grand celebration of ballet is our gift to the people of Melbourne”.

Now the company has added another summertime event titled Celebration Gala,  the first at the Sydney Opera House (25 November to 3 December) and the second gala at Arts Centre Melbourne (9-18 in December).

In Sydney audiences will see:

LA FAVORITA  
Pas de deux from CONCERTO 
CLAY (excerpt from LOGOS
White Swan Pas de deux from SWAN LAKE  
Black Swan Pas de deux from SWAN LAKE  
Pas de deux from Act II of ANNA KARENINA
Pas de deux from CHROMA  
Pas de deux from Act II of THE MERRY WIDOW 
Pas de deux from AFTER THE RAIN© 
Pas de deux from Act II of THE NUTCRACKER 

In Melbourne audiences will see:

SERENADE
Excerpt from ARTIFACT SUITE 
Black Swan Pas de deux from SWAN LAKE  
Pas de deux from THE MERRY WIDOW 
Excerpt from WATERMARK  
LA FAVORITA  
Pas de deux from CHROMA  
Dance of the Snow Fairies from Act I of THE NUTCRACKER  

 

 

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