KYLIÁN, WHEELDON & BALANCHINE
MAY 4-6, 2018
TPAC'S JACKSON HALL
Age Recommendation: Middle school and up
Run Time: 2 hours (including 2 intermissions)
There is no late seating for this event. Please note that this performance has two (2) intermissions. Late arrivals will be seated after the first intermission.
Sechs Tänze (Six Dances) Choreography by Jiří Kylián
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ghosts Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by Grammy-nominated composer C.F. Kip Winger
Western Symphony Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Hershy Kay
Live Music Performed by the Nashville Symphony
Modern Masters brings the work of three internationally renowned choreographers together for a hand-selected program that shines a spotlight on some of the most innovative, spectacularly grand dance that’s come out of the ballet world. Christopher Wheeldon’s Ghosts draws inspiration from a lyrical score by Grammy-nominated composer and Nashville resident C.F. Kip Winger (of American rock band Winger), while wit and charisma take center stage in Jiří Kylián’s Sechs Tänze (Six Dances) set to Mozart’s Six German Dances. George Balanchine’s masterwork Western Symphony caps off the evening with a rollicking journey to the rugged Old West. An enormous cast of cowboys and dance hall girls showcase Balanchine’s blend of highly demanding, spirited and playful choreography, illustrating why he’s known as the father of American ballet.
Modern Masters will be at TPAC's Jackson Hall for three (3) performances:
- Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Casting subject to change.
Complimentary Valet at Hotel Indigo
Looking for complimentary valet parking for your night at the ballet? Have dinner at Hotel Indigo’s restaurant, The District Bar & Kitchen, before the performance and valet for free! A mere five blocks from TPAC, it doesn’t get better than this!
Coming from out of town?
Book a room at the historic and inspired Hotel Indigo just a 5 minute walk from TPAC. For an unforgettable scratch kitchen dining experience as part of your trip, visit their restaurant The District Bar & Kitchen.