Boston Ballet opening night of Fancy Free
Boston Ballet opening night of Fancy Free, Thursday May 10 at 7:30pm at The Boston Opera House.
Boston Ballet presents Fancy Free, May10 – 20 at The Boston Opera House to bring the 2011-2012 season to a triumphant close
‘The three-ballet program includes the headline, Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free, along with Peter Martins’ Barber Violin Concerto and Harald Lander’s Etudes.
Peter Martins’ Barber Violin Concerto opens the program, featuring two couples – one classical and one contemporary
. Throughout the work, the couples change partners through three distinct movements set to Samuel Barber.
Fancy Free tells the story of three sailors on shore leave in New York City
. The friends pick up two girls and compete for their affection; in doing so, each reveal their individual styles and techniques
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. The ballet premiered on April 14, 1944 and has become one of the most popular ballets in American history.
Closing the evening is Harald Lander’s Etudes. This one-act ballet has been referred to as a piece that pays “homage to classical ballet training.” It follows the dancers from the five basic positions to the most difficult of combinations, and explores the hard work in the rehearsal studio in contrast to the brilliance of a stage performance
Please join this night of dance as Boston Ballet brings the 2011-2012 season to a triumphant close.