Stories in Motion
STORIES IN MOTION
September 18-21, 2014
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Stories in Motion Presenting Sponsor
ONLY 5 PERFORMANCES!
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Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Based on the biblical parable about a young man who leaves home, this is a tale of sin and redemption from one of the master choreographers of all time.
Prodigal Son Presenting Sponsor
Patti S. Eylar and Charles R. Gardner
Choreography: Antony Tudor
Music: Ernest Chausson
Tudor’s masterpiece explores the conflicting emotions of a young woman, trapped by the strictures of Edwardian culture and forced to give up the young man she loves to marry another she doesn’t.
Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Shinji Eshima
Possokhov uses the burning of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan, as the point of departure for a story of love, treachery, separation and tragedy. Set in Japan’s past, a warrior and his beloved princess are pulled apart by the schemes of a jealousy-crazed monk.
RAkU Presenting Sponsor
Jane Ellen Murray Foundation
*Performance runs approximately 2 hours including 2 intermissions.