Swan Lake Suite

February 10 - 11, 2023
Diablo Ballet celebrates the new year with the second program of our season, Swan Lake Suite.

All performances will be offered in person with a digital option as well. For the Lesher Center for the Arts Swan Lake Suite main ticketing page, click here.

In-theatre performances will be performed at the Lesher Center for the Arts in the Hofmann Theatre February 10 – 11, 2023.

Virtual performances will be a recording of the live performance and will be available for viewing February 17 – 26, 2023. By purchasing a household ticket, you can watch the performance as many times as you like, whenever you like within those 10 days.  Tickets for our Digital performance will go on sale end of September.

Senior communities – please contact dan@diabloballet.org for assistance with your tickets.

Click here to read through the Lesher Center for the Arts updated safety guidelines. 

Swan Lake

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Based on Marius Petipa

Featuring selections from Swan Lake including the Black Swan Pas de Deux, White Swan Pas de Deux, Coda and Variations. Originally choreographed by Marius Petipa in 1895, this classic ballet will be staged for the full company. The poetry of this timeless ballet and majestic score by Tchaikovsky will showcase the Diablo Ballet dancer’s stamina and training.

Tarantella

Music: Grand Tarantelle for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 67 by Louis Moreau Gottschalk/Hershy Kay
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

Created in 1964 for New York City Ballet principal dancers Patricia McBride and Edward Villella, Balanchine’s Tarantella is an explosive pas de Deux which showcases the ways in which Balanchine expanded the traditional vocabulary of classical dance. The music is based on the Grande Tarantelle of the New Orleans pianist-composer Louis Gottschalk and orchestrated by Hershy Kay.

Sur le Fil

Music: Michael Wall, Yann Tiersen, Moondog
Choreography: Penny Saunders

A command performance of Penny Saunders’ Sur le Fil which premiered with Tulsa Ballet 2 in 2018.  The ballet was inspired by Saunders’ thoughts around the mischievousness nature of life, and the common reality we share of having personal secrets that we would prefer kept in the dark.

TBD

Music: TBD
Choreography: Michael Wells & Derion Loman

Company Dancer and choreographer Michael Wells and Derion Loman who was featured on “So You Think You Can Dance” and “World of Dance” create their second world premiere together for Diablo Ballet.

FOR IN-THEATRE TICKETS

Swan Lake Suite performs February 10 – 11, 2023 at the Lesher Center for the Arts.
The performances will be at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. See directions