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Ratmansky Triple Bill

May 18, 2016 at 7:30 PM
 
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York 

Serenade after Plato's Symposium
Seven Sonatas
Firebird

Seven Sonatas

Running Time: 33 minutes

Cast:
Stella Abrera, Calvin Royal III, Christine Shevchenko, Thomas Forster, Luciana Paris, Arron Scott

Synopsis:
Scarlatti's delicate keyboard sonatas exude the weightlessness of a watercolor painting, and Ratmansky's choreography subtly reflects these compositions with musical sensitivity. Whatever is happening is implied rather than stated, but that something wonderful is happening is never in doubt.

Choreography by: Alexei Ratmansky
Staged by: Nancy Raffa
Music by: Domenico Scarlatti
Costumes by: Holly Hynes
Lighting by: Brad Fields

 


Stella Abrera and Christine Shevchenko in Seven Sonatas.
Photo: Gene Schiavone.