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Souvenir d'un lieu cher

David H. Koch Theater
New York, New York

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Souvenir d'un lieu cher

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Orchestrated by Alexander Glazunov
Costume Design by Keso Dekker
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 15 minutes

Consisting of two movements, Meditation and Scherzo, The Dutch National Ballet premiered this piece in their 2011-2012 season, as part of its anniversary program. At its premiere it was received with unanimous praise. In 2012, The Financial Times called it “a miniature jewel for two couples, so ripe with emotion it seems to compress several novels into 14 minutes… the rich, lush texture and sinuous expressivity of the choreography matched Tchaikovsky’s concerto every step of the way.”