Tuesday, June 18, 2013

LA Ballet under the stars July 6

 The Music Center will partner with Los Angeles Ballet to present that company’s productions of Agon and Rubies on Saturday evening July 6 at 7:30 pm, free to the public.  Both have music by Igor Stravinsky and choreography by George Balanchine.    This free event, under the stars in Grand Park and open to everyone, is part of the broad array of free public events The Music Center is presenting at Grand Park. The event is a one of a kind opportunity to spread a blanket, bring a picnic basket, and enjoy ballet in a whole new way.

Los Angeles Ballet is led by artistic directors Thordal Christensen (former New York City Ballet dancer and former Director of the Royal Danish Ballet) and Colleen Neary (former New York City Ballet soloist under Balanchine's direction).  Christensen and Neary will participate in a discussion about Stravinsky and Balanchine after the performance on July 6.  For more information please visit musiccenter.org or call (213) 972-0711.

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