Revelations in Dance, 2010-11

Revelations in Dance, 2010-11
© Erik Tomasson
Yuan Yuan Tan in Neumeier's THE LITTLE MERMAID CHROMA Yuan Yuan Tan in Neumeier's The Little Mermaid (© Erik Tomasson) Chroma (© Johan Persson)    
The dance scene is teeming with spectacular shows this season including the US premiere of Kaija Saariaho's ballet at Miller Theatre; new choreography to compositions by David Lang at the Guggenheim; and world premieres by Lang at the New York City Ballet and Gabriela Lena Frank in collaboration with Ballet Hispanico. Meanwhile, the National Ballet of Canada in Toronto presents North American premieres of two ballets with music by Joby Talbot, and Lera Auerbach's highly acclaimed The Little Mermaid returns to San Francisco this spring. Don't miss out on these thrilling events!
      September 22 - 25
Kaija Saariaho, Maa - US premiere
Columbia University's Miller Theatre
New choreography by Luca Veggetti
Live music by the International Contemporary Ensemble
Miller Theatre website        
October 3 - 4, with more performances in February 2011
David Lang, Forced March and The So-Called Laws of Nature
Guggenheim's Works and Process
New choreography by Jessica Lang and Pontus Lidberg
Performances by Morphoses
Guggenheim website
        October 7, and fall tour
David Lang, plainspoken - New York premiere
New York City Ballet fall season gala
New choreography by Benjamin Millepied
New York City Ballet website        
November 24 - 28
Joby Talbot, Chroma - North American premiere
The National Ballet of Canada in Toronto
Choreography by Wayne McGregor
National Ballet of Canada website
        November 30 - December 12
Gabriela Lena Frank, new work - World premiere
The Joyce Theater
New choreography by Maray Gutierrez with Ballet Hispanico
(Preview performance at Guggenheim's Works and Process, October 24)
Ballet Hispanico website        
April 30 - May 7, 2011
Lera Auerbach, The Little Mermaid
San Francisco Ballet
Choreography by John Neumeier
Watch a video preview on the San Francisco Ballet website
        June 4 - 25, 2011
Joby Talbot, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - North American premiere
The National Ballet of Canada in Toronto
New choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
National Ballet of Canada website  
For a complete listing of Music Sales dance performances this season, click here.

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