Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

August 3, 2011

James Kudelka: From Vivaldi to Cash

The Canadian Master of Complexity, James Kudelka translates the iconic melodies of two musical giants - Antonio Vivaldi and Johnny Cash - into two individual productions in Atlanta Ballet's 11-12 season that explore the trials of life and passion.THE FOUR SEASONS Music by Antonio Vivaldi October 21-23, 2011Whether you realize it or not, you've more than likely been listening to pieces of Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons for years. Featured in car commercials, wedding ceremonies, and blockbuster films, Vivaldi’s beloved concertos are a major part of our musical history and culture. Learn more here.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQrHz4LBqf0]MAN IN BLACK Music by Johnny Cash March 23-25, 2012An homage to country music legend, Man in Black delivers imaginative choreography over some of Cash's beloved and iconic covers, including "Hurt," by Nine Inch Nails.  Constructed from an ensemble of three men and one woman, all outfitted in cowboy boots and Cash's characteristic black clothing, "Man in Black keeps the dancers in constant motion. It’s devoid of frills yet as stark and moving as Cash’s voice itself.” Columbus Alive, 2010.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clq01TXQR0s] Don't forget to join us at HOT SPOT 2: ROCK THE LINE as the Hard Rock Cafe's 40th Anniversary Tour arrives in Atlanta this Thursday, August 4. How does everyone's favorite "desperado" fit into our second Hot Spot?Click here for more details and ways to play. The most celebrated choreographers in the world are HERE. NOW. IN ATLANTA. 

August 1, 2011

Get The Best Seats In The House!

Looking for seats that will take you to the front of the action for a fraction of the price? Subscribe to Atlanta Ballet’s 11-12 season at Price Level 3 and get Price Level 2 seats.  A savings of over $75! Click here to save! Offer expires August 7, 2011. You won’t want to miss this exhilarating new season featuring the most celebrated choreographers in the world. Twyla Tharp: THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN February 2012 Arguably America’s most celebrated choreographer, Tharp has set her sights on a brand new, world premiere that chronicles the adventures of a young princess on a quest to save her kingdom. Based on the story by George MacDonald. James Kudelka: THE FOUR SEASONS + MAN IN BLACK October 2011 + March 2012 Thie Canadian master of complexity, Kudelka translates the iconic melodies of two musical giants – Antonio Vivaldi and Johnny Cash – into two individual productions that explore the trials of life and passion. Wayne McGregor CBE: EDEN|EDEN October 2011 The true creative amalgam of dance, science, and pop culture, multi-award winning McGregor makes science sexy in this innovative exploration of genetic engineering. Jorma Elo: FIRST FLASH March 2012 A former hockey player and Resident Choreographer of Boston Ballet, Elo presents an avant-garde, ultra-modern ballet that thrives on speed and athleticism. Christopher Wheeldon: RUSH March 2012 A neo-classical homage to the pas de deux that has the unique ability to rub the staleness off old balletic formulas. The most celebrated choreographers in the world are HERE. NOW. IN ATLANTA.