The Art of the Pas de Deux

The Art of the Pas de Deux
February 13, 2019 paperlesslion

The illustrious ballerina Alessandra Ferri is joined by some of ballet’s leading stars to explore the timeless poetry and romantic intensity of dance in a mixed program celebrating the art of the pas de deux. The performance is Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Detroit Opera House.

Not all works of art stand the test of time. This program highlights those works that have survived the evolution of the audience’s taste and represent an eternal present.

The Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra will perform in the program.

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La Sylphide
Dancers: Oksana Maslova, Jeff Cirio
Choreography: August Bournonville
Music: Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer

Mirrors that hang from family trees
Dancer: Marcelo Gomes
Choreography: Nicholas Palmquist
Music: Agnes Obel
Piano: Ivan Moshchuk

The Dying Swan
Dancer: Misa Kuranaga
Choreography: Mikhail Fokine
Music: Camille Saint-Saëns
Cello: Andre Yun
Harp: Patricia Terry-Ross