Choreographed by Yuri Possokhov and scored by Igor Stravinsky, the evening will kick off with a classical performance of Firebird, which tells the tale of a magical creature who assists a prince on his quest to save a beautiful maiden. Audiences will then be treated to Petite Mort, a piece choreographed by Kylián with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that was created for the Salzburg Festival on the second centenary of Mozart’s death. Meanwhile, Serenade will feature the talented Colorado Ballet dancers presenting the first original ballet Balanchine created in America, choreographed by George Balanchine to Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings in C.” Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m.
- Performing Arts
- Feb 17, 2017 to Feb 26, 2017