Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Igor Stravinsky
George Balanchine’s neoclassical masterpiece depicts Apollo’s birth, his interplay with the muses of dance, poetry and mime, and his ascent to Mount Olympus. The ballet was Balanchine’s first major work with Igor Stravinsky and marked the start of a legendary artistic collaboration.
OCT 18, 20 mat: Ahn*, Abrera*, Hamrick, Williams*
OCT 19 mat, 24: Royal*, Seo*, Fang*, Shevchenko
OCT 26 eve: Cornejo*, Copeland*, Trenary*, Brandt*
*First Time in Role
Choreography by Twyla Tharp
Music by Johannes Brahms
This brand new work by Twyla Tharp will be her first World Premiere for American Ballet Theatre in 10 years — celebrating Principal Dancer Herman Cornejo’s 20th anniversary with ABT.
OCT 16 (Gala), 22, 26 eve: Cornejo
OCT 19 eve: TBD