Gobsmacked by beauty and the timelessness of ballet! Indeed, what a gift it was to witness terpsichorean history come alive—if only for several hours—when Segerstrom Center for the Arts presented the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra as its season opener in an all-Fokine program.
“Le Spectre de la rose” by Mariinsky Ballet. Photograph by Natasha Razina
When a choreographer takes on volcanic and iconic works from American musical giants like Leonard Bernstein and John Adams one move they could take is to cool them down with a couple of more soothing European works in between.Continua a leggere