Houston Ballet’s presents it’s fall repertory program: Women@Art!
Ballet: The Brahms-Haydn Variations; Dancers: Ian Casady and Sara Webb; Photo Amitava Sarkar
Three of the world’s leading female choreographers take Houston Ballet September 20-30, 2012. Featuring the return of Julia Adam’s Ketubah, a fantastic world premiere Angular Momentum by Aszure Barton, and the company premiere of Twyla Tharp’s The Brahms-Haydn Variations.
Here’s a sneak peek-
Ballet: Ketubah; Dancers: Ian Casady and Mireille Hassenboehler; Photo: Amitava Sarkar
Set to live klezmer music by The Best Little Klezmer Band in Texas, Ms. Adam’s work Ketubah is inspired by the rituals of a traditional Jewish wedding, following one couple from first glance to wedding night.
Ballet: Angular Momentum; Dancer: Melissa Hough and Connor Walsh; Photo: Amitava Sarkar
Angular Momentum is set to a lush, dramatic 2009 composition by the acclaimed young American composer Mason Bates entitled The B-Sides: Five Pieces for Orchestra & Electronica, featuring orchestra and laptop computer.
Ballet: The Brahms-Haydn Variations; Dancers: Artists of Houston Ballet; Photo: Amitava Sarkar
Twyla Tharp’s The Brahms-Haydn Variations is a beautiful neo-classical ballet for thirty dancers set to the music of Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn for Orchestra.
You don’t want to miss this spectacular show!
“This program delivers in surprising ways as it juxtaposes earthy space, heavenly grace and a kiss of humanity.” – Houston Chronicle
“Stanton Welch has programmed an exquisite and engaging evening of entertainment that features female voices in dance in his 2012 iteration of WOMEN@ART. Each piece is resplendent in charm and value, adeptly showcasing the ability of women to be conscientious artists in the dance world.” – Broadway World Reviews
Tickets may be purchased by calling 713-227-2787 or by visiting www.houstonballet.org.
Dates: 7:30PM September 28, 29 & 2:00PM September 30
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