The season was just announced today, and I can't wait until it begins! But I have to wait until October! Which is doubly hard, because the season opener is
And I love Swan Lake (OK, who doesn't love Swan Lake?) I haven't seen it in abut five years and I am looking forward to seeing it again, especially since the Cincinnati Ballet is joining BalletMet. The last time this happened was with Balanchine's Jewels, and it was a stunning collaboration. Two fabulous ballet companies for the price of one!
The rest of the season is:
Nov. 6-21, BalletMet Performance Space (their wonderful black-box theater across from their studios).
This performance will also include a revival of Tharp's Sinatra Suite.
The Nutcracker, Dec. 11-23, at the Ohio Theater.
If you haven't seen this yet, you really should. It's magical.
I am really looking forward to this one. I've never seen it, but we all know the "Wedding March" that Mendelssohn wrote for this ballet!
March 5-14, Capitol Theater
This looks very intriguing. I have never seen this ballet, either, but it looks evocative and passionate. Can't wait. This one-act ballet will be followed by a new work by Great Gatsby choreographer Jimmy Orrante.
The season closes with:
BalletMet's website describe this performance like so: