May 3, 2013
Program Change Announced for World Premiere of Shostakovich Trilogy at Metropolitan Opera House
Shostakovich Trilogy, a three-part work choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, will feature Piano Concerto #1, set to Dmitri Shostakovich’s First Piano Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet and Strings, in place of the originally planned music from Symphony No. 1.
Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy will be given its World Premiere on Friday evening, May 31, 2013. In addition to Piano Concerto #1, Shostakovich Trilogy includes Chamber Symphony and Symphony #9. The full evening of works features scenery by George Tsypin, costumes by Keso Dekker and lighting by Jennifer Tipton.
American Ballet Theatre’s 2013 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House runs May 13 through July 6. Tickets are available at the Met Box Office, by phone at 212-362-6000, or online at ABT’s website, www.abt.org.