Tchaikovsky with Balanchine

Thu, Apr 26, 2018 8:00 PM
Sun, Apr 29, 2018 3:00 PM

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Heather Watts, director

Tchaikovsky // Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Tchaikovsky // Suite from Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky // Serenade for Strings in C Major (Balanchine Choreography) Listen Now

Marin Alsop conducts an all-Tchaikovsky program including Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture and Suite from Swan Lake. 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. Experience this graceful score destined for dance under the direction of Heather Watts, one of the last to be promoted to principal dancer by Balanchine.