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BALANCHINE/ROBBINS TRIPLE-BILL

JEROME ROBBINS by Jesse Gerstein_

Balanchine/Robbins Triple-Bill

Performances
08:00 PM
PREMIERE
Series Ballet Premiere
08:00 PM
Series P Ballet Subs.
08:00 PM
Series R Ballet Subs.
08:00 PM
Out of Subs.
08:00 PM
Out of Subs.
08:00 PM
Out of Subs.
02:30 PM
Series O Mini Subs.
08:00 PM
Invitation La Scala

The performances scheduled on 21, 22 and 23 November have been anticipated on 14, 15 and 16 November 2024. 

Ballet

Balanchine/Robbins Triple-Bill

From 8 to 20 November 2024

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company and Orchestra

 

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Programma

Theme and Variations

Teatro alla Scala New Production

George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust, choreography
Patricia Neary, choreographic supervision
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, music
Luisa Spinatelli, sets and costumes
Monia Torchia, set and costumes collaborator

The performance of THEME AND VARIATIONS, a Ballet, is presented by arrangement with The George Balanchine Trust and has been produced in accordance with the Balanchine Style® and Balanchine Technique® Service standards established and provided by the Trust.

Dances at a Gathering

Teatro alla Scala New Production

Jerome Robbins, choreography
Performed by permission of The Robbins Rights Trust 
Ben Huys, choreographic supervision
Fryderyk Chopin, music
Leonardo Pierdomenico, piano
Joe Eula, costumes
Jennifer Tipton, lights

The Concert

Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Production
Teatro alla Scala New Production

Jerome Robbins, choreography
Performed by permission of The Robbins Rights Trust 
Jean-Pierre Frohlich, choreographic supervision
Fryderyk Chopin, music
Saul Steinberg, sets
Irene Sharaff, costumes
Jennifer Tipton, lights

ConductorFAYÇAL KAROUI

In brief

Three twentieth-century classics, three iconic titles for an evening that brings together and celebrates two unrivalled masters of ever-vibrant modernity. George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations returns to the stage with wholly new scenes and costumes by Luisa Spinatelli. A concentrated development of the lexicon of classical ballet, this masterpiece of the purest Balanchine style grew out of the intent—as the choreographer himself stated—to evoke the grand period of classical ballet, which flourished in Russia with the help of the music of Tchaikovsky. On the other hand, this will be the first time at La Scala for two of the best-known ballets by Jerome Robbins, both set to piano pieces by Chopin: Dances at a Gathering, a jewel of pure dance, inspired by musical texture and nuances, and The Concert, a wholly unique piece providing a brilliant and witty cross-section of the human fantasy and extravagance of a series of characters at a piano recital.