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Houston Ballet - Poetry in Motion Poster

Houston Ballet - Poetry in Motion

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September 8 - 17, 2017

Balanchine, Wheeldon and Welch

Why See Houston Ballet - Poetry in Motion?

Join Houston Ballet for this delightfully pitched mixed repertory that celebrates some of the most interesting and iconic choreographers of this and the last century. Led by George Balanchine's ravishing Symphony in C and ending in a Houston Ballet premiere by Stanton Welch, fans of contemporary ballet will not want to miss this evocative showcase of the company's extensive talents.


Symphony in C
By George Balanchine
Music from Georges Bizet
Famed for its white costumes, this beloved neo classical ballet captures the varied textures of Bizet's beautiful score before building to a sparkling finale with that utilizes the entire company.

Carousel (A Dance)
By Christopher Wheeldon
Music from Rodgers and Hammerstein
British choreographer Christopher Wheeldon takes R&H's genre defining musical with its poignant romance and heartbreaking drama and translates it into a mesmerizing dream ballet.

By Stanton Welch
Music from Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A Minor
Contemporary and fluid, this ethereal ballet takes us behind the scenes of a Mozart concert with sensuality created through provocative costumes and gorgeous duets.

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Opening night: 8 September 2017

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