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Jul 12, 2014
8:00PM

New York City Ballet

Jul 12, 20148:00PM
The Ballet Gala: A Tribute to Great Britain

Acheron (New Poulenc/Scarlett)
After the Rain (Pärt/Wheeldon)
Union Jack (British sources, adapt. by Kay/ Balanchine)

Fireworks Finale

SPAC Ballet Gala: A Tribute to Great Britain

Gala Festivities

PRE PARTY (5:30 to 8:00 p.m.)

  • Sparkling Cocktail Reception courtesy of Mionetto
  • Guests welcomed by dancers of Northeast Ballet
  • Roaming Bagpiper
  • Featuring our Beefeater's Gin Cocktail
  • Gourmet Dinner

BALLET PERFORMANCES (8:00 p.m.)

New York City Ballet

  • Acheron - Liam Scarlett's new ballet premiering at SPAC
  • After the Rain Pas de Deux - Christopher Wheeldon's timeless masterpiece
  • Union Jack – George Balanchine's classic work

AFTER PARTY (immediately following the Ballet)

  • Fireworks by Alonzo Fireworks
  • Live Music by City Rhythm in the dance tent
  • Afterglow reception featuring sumptuous desserts, cordials and coffee
  • Live Music by Jazz of Ages in the Hall of Springs Ballroom

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SALAD COURSE

Baby Spinach Salad
Strawberries, Blueberries and Crumbled Chèvre
Stilton Vinaigrette

Rolls and Whipped Butter

MAIN COURSE

Beef Wellington
Whole Tenderloin Sliced, Served with Baby Stem Carrots and Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Vegetarian Entrée

Shepherd's Pie

DESSERT COURSE

Lemon Jelly Roll Cake with Raspberry Sauce
Garnished with Raspberries and a Chocolate Truffle

Tableside Service of Coffee-Tea-Decaf Coffee Colombian coffees and English teas

WINE

Courtesy of Kenwood Vineyards Jack London Merlot Sonoma County Chardonnay

Ballet Gala Lawn Party: A British Invasion