Celebrate with Nashville Ballet

Honor Nashville Ballet’s extraordinary past, exceptional present and groundbreaking future as the city celebrates Paul Vasterling’s 20th season as artistic director.


Join us for Paul Vasterling’s landmark gala performance (details below)

Make a gift of support in honor of Paul Vasterling’s 20 years of leadership


With the Nashville Symphony

DECEMBER 13, 2018
6:30 P.m.

Suggested Attire:
Business chic or cocktail

Tarantella choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk,reconstructed & orchestrated by Hershy Kay

Bloom pas de deux choreography by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music by Philip Glass

Romeo & Juliet pas de deux choreography by Paul Vasterling
Music by Sergei Prokofiev

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

Ghosts © pas de deux choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Music by C.F. Kip Winger

World Premiere: Together Clinging choreography by Carlos Pons Guerra
Music by Amilcare Ponchielli

Musica Universalis choreography by Christopher Stuart
Music by Alex Baranowski

Firebird berceuse and finale choreography by Paul Vasterling
Music by Igor Stravinsky

Grand Défilé choreography by Nicole Koenig, Kate Crews Linsley, Nick Mullikin & Paul Vasterling
Music by Georges Bizet

Live music performed by the Nashville Symphony

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.