Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 7:30p -
Sunday, May 10, 2015 3:00p
Boston Opera House
539 Washington St
Boston, MA 02111
Date Idea, Music, Performing Arts
April 30 - May 10, 2015
Edge of Vision features works made in Boston for Boston Ballet; Resident Choreographer, Jorma Elo's, highly anticipated world premiere, Bach Cello Suites; Helen Pickett's Eventide originally commissioned in 2008, with music by Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar returns to the stage with a completely new first movement; and Lila York's rousing Celts which sets classical ballet, jigs, and speedy footwork to a mix of favorite Irish music.
Jorma Elo - Bach Cello Suites (World Premiere)
Music by J.S. Bach
Helen Pickett - Eventide
Music by Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar
Lila York - Celts
Music by William J. Ruyle, Bill Whelan, Celtic Thunder, and Dan Ar Braz
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - Post-Performance Chat with Mikko Nissinen
A post-performance opportunity to meet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and hear his insights on the evening's program.
*This informal discussion is free for all of the evening's ticket holders and is held at Boston Opera House immediately following the 1 pm performance. Guest Speakers subject to change.
Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Pre-Curtain Talk
Dancers, choreographers, musicians, and special guests offer audience members an insiders view on the story-line, choreography, history, costumes, and music for the evening's performance.
*This informal discussion is free for all the evening's ticket holders and is held at Boston Opera House one hour before the 1 pm performance. Guest speakers subject to change