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2019 Spring Gala

May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

2019 Spring Gala Ratmansky 10th Anniversary Celebration

Running Time: 135 minutes

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Serenade after Plato's Symposium

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Scenery and Costumes by Jérôme Kaplan
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 32 minutes

This ballet is an abstract exploration of some of the themes that Plato investigated with his Symposium. In Plato’s original text, a group of men convene and deliver speeches on the topic of love, with each man bringing a unique perspective to the proceedings. They explore how love can help the soul to understand truth in the pursuit of wisdom and beauty.

The Seasons Alexei Ratmansky World Premiere

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Alexander Glazunov
Sets and Costumes by Robert Perdziola
Lighting by Mark Stanley

Running Time: 40 minutes