Time: August 12, 2011 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: National Hispanic Cultural Center
Street: 1701 4th ST SW Albuquerque, NM 87102
City/Town: Albuquerque, NM
Website or Map: http://www.balletpromusica.or…
Event Type: performing, arts, event, fundraiser
Organized By: Jane S. Blume
Latest Activity: Aug 8, 2011
Ballet Pro Musica Festival and The National Hispanic Cultural Center present the Festival's fifth summer season with an all-new program and the returns of its artistic partners: principals and soloists from National Ballet of Mexico, La Catrina Quartet and pianist Jacquelyn Helin.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, August 12-13 at 8 pm and Sunday, August 14 at 2 pm
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 - 4th Street Southwest (in Albuquerque)
The only festival in America devoted exclusively to a new entertainment art form, Chamber Music Ballet, Ballet Pro Musica marries live chamber music performance with classical dance. The 2011 Festival presents an all-new program, "Faces of Love," featuring two World Premieres and the music of Ravel, Stravinsky and Schumann:
HEARTBEATS (World Premiere). Music: Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937), String Quartet in F Major. Choreography: Eloy Barragan.
RITE OF SPRING (First Albuquerque Presentation). Music: Igor
Stravinsky (1882-1971), Rite of Spring. Choreography: Alex Ossadnik.
TROUBLES IN PARADISE (World Premiere). Music: Robert
Schumann (1810-1865), Piano Quintet Opus 44. Choreography: Vladimir Angelov.
Regular: $30, 45, 60 and 75, available by phone at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Box Office, 505-724-4771, or online at www.balletpromusica.org
SPECIAL "RED CARPET LOUNGE' EVENT PACKAGES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE! Friday & Saturday, August 12 & 13, 6:30 pm.
Red Carpet Lounge, Friday, August 12: Opening Night Gala,
$100 per person; call Ballet Pro Musica, 505-352-1281. Premier orchestra seat location, hors d'oeuvres, wines, desserts, meet the artists, pre-performance symposium, and private entrance to theater.
Red Carpet Lounge, Saturday, August 13: Special Benefit
for the National Hispanic Cultural Center and its Foundation. Tickets, $100 per person; call the NHCC Foundation, 505-766-9858. Premier orchestra seat location, hors d'oeuvres, wines, desserts, meet the artists, pre-performance symposium, private entrance to theater, $50 Foundation membership, and NHCC restaurant and store discounts.
Friday Red Carpet Lounge, Groups of 10 or more, and people interested in the Master Classes or children's program: call Ballet Pro Musica, 505-352-1281