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PAUL VASTERLING’S
20TH
ANNIVERSARY GALA PERFORMANCE

DECEMBER 13, 2018
TPAC’S JACKSON HALL

Tarantella choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, reconstructed and orchestrated by Hershy Kay
Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony

Ghosts © excerpt choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by C.F. Kip Winger

Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony

Bloom excerpt choreography by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music by Philip Glass
Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony

World premiere choreography by Carlos Pons Guerra

I Enjoy You choreography by Darrell Moultrie
Music composed and performed live by Louis York

Romeo & Juliet excerpt choreography by Paul Vasterling
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony

Firebird excerpt choreography by Paul Vasterling
Music by
Igor Stravinsky
Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony

Honor Nashville Ballet’s extraordinary past, exceptional present and groundbreaking future. Join Nashville Ballet for the ultimate evening of celebration commemorating Paul Vasterling’s 20th anniversary as Artistic Director. Curating a collection of classical and contemporary works never before seen at Nashville Ballet with a few familiar favorites, Vasterling sets the tone for the company’s next 20 years of athleticism, artistry, imagination and innovation—all culminating in a truly grand finale featuring a procession of Nashville Ballet artists from School of Nashville Ballet students to the professional company.