Houston Ballet's 2017/18 Season celebrates the splendor of dance with exceptional ballet classics and intriguing contemporary work from across the globe.
50% off Orchestra Level Seats
September 8th, 10th, and 15th, 2017
Music by: Mozart, Rogers & Hammerstein II, George Bizer
Choreography by: Stanton Welch, Christopher Wheeldon, George Balanchine
The 2017/2018 Season opens with an exhilarating mixed-repertory program featuring a collection of 3 works that reflect different traditions and expressions in ballet. Stanton Welch’s contemporary ballet Powder for 14 dancers, done to Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major. Rogers & Hammerstein’s beloved Broadway musical Carousel, And George Balanchine’s Symphony in C Major, this neo classical ballet radiantly showcases the full company’s technical aptitude and poise.
25% off Orchestra Level Seats
September 21st, 24th and 29th, 2017
Music: Franz Liszt, Arrangement by John Lanchbery OBE
Choreography: Sir Kenneth MacMillan
Houston Ballet’s premiere of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling. This 3-act narrative ballet is based on the historic 1889 incident involving the murder-suicide of the sole heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf, and his 17-year-old mistress, Baroness Mary Vetsera. Set to John Lanchbery’spowerful arrangement of Franz Liszt compositions, Sir Kenneth’s last full-length balletboldly requires dancers to fully embody intense characters through dramatic acting and dancing. Houston Ballet is pleased to be the first North-American company to perform this historic and lavish production about disastrous obsession and unrequited love.
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