Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company

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Opened Oct 17, 2007
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company celebrates its inaugural season with a New York debut at New York City Center! Founded by Christopher Wheeldon, today's most innovative contemporary ballet choreographer, and Lourdes Lopez, former Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet and Executive Director of The George Balanchine Foundation, Morphoses aims to broaden the scope of classical ballet and maximize its innovation by fostering creativity through collaboration, and engaging a revitalized audience while redefining ballet's future. Program 1: (October 17, 18 & 19) There Where She Loved Christopher Wheeldon, (NY premiere) Music: Frederick Chopin, Kurt Weill Tryst Pas, Wheeldon, (NY premiere) Music: James MacMillan (full orchestra) Slingerland, William Forsythe, (NY premiere) Music: Gavin Bryars (tape or full orchestra) Satie Stud, Michael Clarke, (NY premiere) Music: Erik Satie Prokofiev Pas De Deux, Wheeldon, (American premiere) Music: Sergei Prokofiev (full orchestra) New Wheeldon Ballet, Wheeldon, (American premiere) Music: Joby Talbot, (Full orchestra) Program 2: October 20 & 21 Mesmerics, Wheeldon Music: Philip Glass There Where She Loved, Pas de Deux Wheeldon, (NY premiere) Music: Frederick Chopin, Kurt Weill Propeller, Liv Lorent, (NY premiere) Music: Antonio Vivaldi and Ezio Bosso Satie Stud, Michael Clarke, (NY premiere) Music: Erik Satie Liang Pas de Deux, Edwaard Liang, (NY premiere) Music: Franz Schubert Morphoses, Wheeldon Music: György Ligeti

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