Over Glow (Mendelssohn, Beethoven/Elo) :24
By Boston Ballet resident choreographer Jorma Elo. The work for six dancers fuses modern movements with classical music by Mendelssohn and Beethoven. The richly choreographed work features stunning duets performed in front of a luminescent background.
Stamping Ground (Chávez/Kylián) :22
The second work on the program by Jiři Kylián, and a piece inspired by Australian aboriginal dance and culture. The percussive music of Carlos Chávez propels the dance.
Last (Górecki/Cerrudo) :22
An ASFB commission by Alejandro Cerrudo which premiered in July 2012. Set to Henryk Górecki's shape-shifting "Kleines Requieum fur eine Polka," the abstract piece for six men and three women has been praised as "...a quiet miracle," by Debra Levine of the Los Angeles Times.
About Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Working between its town home cities of Aspen and Santa Fe, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is internationally recognized for groundbreaking programming and artistic excellence. Founded in 1996 by Bebe Schweppe, the versatile and gifted troupe of 12 dancers performs an eclectic repertoire of pieces by some of the world's foremost choreographers.