Enjoy an evening of ballet under the summer sky!
Matthew Neenan’s elegant and regal new creation, The Solo Year, returns after its recent premiere at the Choreographic Festival. The rousing classic, Paquita, will sparkle in the sunlight with choreography by Marius Petipa as staged by Elena Kunikova. Resident Choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s high-energy Piece of My Heart set to the music of Janis Joplin will round out the evening featuring dancers from the original cast, first performed in 2016.
Programs, artists, and performance dates subject to change.
RED BUTTE GARDEN
|PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE – SUBJECT TO CHANGE|
|Aug 13||Evening 7:00pm|
CASTING – TO BE DETERMINED
FOR THE MOST ACCURATE LIST OF PERFORMERS, BE SURE TO CHECK THE CASTING BOARD IN THE LOBBY.
THE SOLO YEAR
Choreography: Matthew Neenan
Music: Pietro Locatelli*
Costumes: Mark Zappone
Lighting: Julie E. Ballard
*SELECTIONS FROM CONCERTO GROSSO IN G MINOR, CONCERTO GROSSO IN E-FLAT MAJOR, CONCERTO GROSSO IN D MAJOR, SINFONIA FUNEBRE IN F MINOR, CONCERTO GROSSO IN C MINOR
WORLD PREMIERE: MAY 12, 2021, ROSE WAGNER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Choreography: Elena Kunikova after Marius Petipa
Music: Ludwig Minkus, Riccardo Eugenio Drigo, Nikolai Tcherepnin
Staging: Elena Kunikova as set by Jane Wood
Costumes: David Heuvel
Lighting: Joseph Walls
PIECE OF MY HEART
Choreography: Nicolo Fonte
Music: Janis Joplin, Featuring songs from The Woodstock Experience – Janis Joplin from Sony Music Enter¬tainment: “As Good as You’ve Been to This World”; “Maybe”; and “Little Girl Blue”. Also featuring from Janis Joplin’s Greatest Hits from Sony Music Entertainment, “Me and Bobby McGee”
Lighting Design: James K. Larsen
Lighting Recreated: Michael Andrew Currey
Costume Design: David Heuvel