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Jul 16, 2013
8:00PM
"The Four Seasons"

National Ballet of Canada

Jul 16, 20138:00PM

Mixed Repertory

The Four Seasons (Vivaldi/Kudelka)
Emergence (Belton/Pite)

Providing a vivid contrast to Giselle's Romantic era style and sensibility will be the company's presentation of two contemporary works by two of Canada's most talented choreographers, James Kudelka and Crystal Pite. Mr. Kudelka's Four Seasons, a work touted by critics and patrons as a "modern masterpiece," is a powerful exploration in dance and music of the seasons of a man's life. Emergence by Ms. Pite, explores the instinct for creating social forms through the movement and architecture of the choreography itself. The work is the winner of four Dora Awards

About The National Ballet of Canada

Founded by British dance star Celia Franca in 1951, the National Ballet of Canada has been a major force in the world of ballet since Rudolf Nureyev performed with it in the mid-1960s and brought the company to New York. With nearly 70 dancers and its own orchestra, the company ranks as one of the world's top international dance companies.

Pre-Performance Talks

7pm - Hall of Springs Gold Room - $5
A conversation with KAREN KAIN, Artistic Director, National Ballet of Canada; former principal dancer National Ballet of Canada
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