May 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York
Serenade after Plato's Symposium
Running Time: 33 minutes
Veronika Part, Blaine Hoven, Hee Seo, Joseph Gorak, Sarah Lane, Herman Cornejo
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.