Balanchine and Beyond

February 1-2, 2019

*Apollo, Choreography by George Balanchine, © The George Balanchine Trust

Diablo Ballet celebrates the New Year with the second program of its 2018-2019 season with Balanchine and Beyond, February 1-2, 2019 at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek.

Immediately after each performance, ticket holders are invited to stay for a post-performance Q&A with our dancers, choreographers and musicians followed by a dessert and coffee reception where you can meet and mingle with the dancers!

 

Apollo

Music: Igor Stravinsky
Choreography: George Balanchine

Diablo Ballet will present the full production of George Balanchine’s masterpiece,Apollo by special permission by the estate of George Balanchine. The piece premiered in 1928 at the Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt in Paris, the result of an extraordinary artistic collaboration between Balanchine, set designer André Bauchant, costume designer Coco Chanel and composer Igor Stravinsky.

From Another Time

Music: “From Another Time” composed by Justin Levitt
Choreography: Tina Kay Bohnstedt

The lyrical From Another Time by Diablo Ballet alumna and choreographer, Tina Kay Bohnstedt originally premiered in May 2013, is described as “a mysterious, absorbing glimpse into a dream world.” The music was composed and will be performed live by Justin Levitt.

Paquita

Music: Composed by Édouard Deldevez and Ludwig Minkus
Choreography: Marius Petipa

Paquita is the creation of French composer Édouard Deldevez and Paris Opéra Ballet Master Joseph Mazilier and staged for the first time in Russia in 1847 for the Imperial Ballet of St. Petersburg by Marius Petipa. This classical ballet will be staged by our company regisseur, Joanna Berman, former principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, and will feature the entire company in a bravura finale.

BUY TICKETS

Tickets will go on sale Sept. 2018
The performances will be at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek. See directions