Audiences who appreciate dance and music are in for something truly special this weekend.
As part of the 2012 Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble will perform “The Rite of Spring” on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 at the Seligman Performing Arts Center.
This fully-staged version of Igor Stravinksy’s famous work will include two pianists, three percussionists, and will be performed by Eisenhower Dance Ensemble. The program also includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Trio Élégiaque No. 2 in D minor for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 9.
Tickets are $40 each. For reservations and details, click here.
For an interview with EDE founder and artistic director Laurie Eisenhower, click here. She discusses the upcoming performance in an online intervew with DancePanorama.com. Please visit Detroit Perform’s VIDEO page to see a clip from an EDE rehearsal.
Eisenhower Dance Ensemble
Now in its 21st season, Eisenhower Dance Ensemble is a professional contemporary dance company based in metro Detroit. Long considered one of the Midwest’s leading contemporary dance companies, EDE performs an annual subscription series, provides masters classes, holds residencies and is invited to perform at venues throughout the country. For more information, please visit www.ede-dance.org.