All Balanchine 2017
Single tickets on sale now! An evening of works by the father of American Ballet, George Balanchine. Ib Andersen is one of a handful of artists worldwide authorized by The Balanchine Trust to stage Balanchine’s masterpieces.
Western Symphony – Arranged by Hershey Kay, the folk music in this joyous ballet is based on traditional western songs. This large, ensemble work features cowboys and dance hall girls with the backdrop of an old-west saloon.
Square Dance – A Ballet Arizona premiere that combines the spirit and verve of an American folk dance with the precision and techniques of classical ballet. Music by Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli.
“One of the most striking developments in modern ballet is that there is now a trans-American, even trans-global, Balanchine diaspora. Ballet Arizona ranks among the most significant.”
– Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times
Choreography: George Balanchine
Ballet Arizona Box Office: 602.381.1096 Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 2835 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85034