Off The Cuff: Tchaikovsky with Balanchine

Off The Cuff
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 8:15 PM
Sat, Apr 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Heather Watts, director

Tchaikovsky // Serenade for Strings in C Major (Balanchine Choreography) Listen Now

Tchaikovsky is famous for ballet, yet his Serenade for Strings was not originally composed for dance. Its poignant themes inspired world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine to transform it into a ballet in 1934. Experience the musical and visual journey of this graceful score destined for dance under the direction of Heather Watts, one of the last to be promoted to principal dancer by Balanchine.