Upcoming Shows

Poetry in Motion

 

 
 
 
Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017
Houston Ballet / Sarofim Hall

HOUSTON BALLET'S 2017/18 MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM POETRY IN MOTION FEATURES:

George Balanchine’s Symphony in C (1947)
Christopher Wheeldon's Carousel (A Dance) (2002)
The Houston Ballet Premiere of Stanton Welch's Powder (1998)

Symphony in C Description

Houston Ballet revives George Balanchine’s first commission for Paris Opera Ballet, Symphony in C. Choreographed to French composer George Bizet’s ravishing Symphony in C Major, this neoclassical ballet radiantly showcases the full company’s technical aptitude and poise. © The George Balanchine Trust

Carousel (A Dance) Description

The enchanting ballet Carousel (A Dance) by award-winning British choreographer Christopher Wheeldon returns. Created as a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein and their beloved Broadway musical, Carousel (1945), Wheeldon poignantly adds his charming contemporary touch to this familiar score.

Powder Description

Originally commissioned for Birmingham Royal Ballet, Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Powder is a sensuous contemporary ballet for fourteen dancers that explores the expressiveness of Mozart’s iconic Clarinet Concerto in A Major.