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The skeptic in me often finds that versatility can be overrated and at its worst, an exercise in mediocrity that masquerades at mastery. However, Pennsylvania Ballet’s ‘Carnival of the Animals’—named for Christopher Wheeldon’s comedy choreographed to the famous music of the same name by Camille Saint-Saëns and including two different works from the grab bag of Balanchine—proved the company’s genuine skill at handling everything from deviant classicism to abstract modernism, and throwing in many a laugh for good measure. 992 more words
By Steve Tawa
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – While announcing the Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary celebration and the upcoming season, the company paid special tribute to its founder. 150 more words
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Building on Balanchine at the Merriam Theater from April 14th through the 17th.
Roy Kaiser, Artistic Director of The Pennsylvania Ballet, describes the performance, “The program is actually a repertoire program made up of three different pieces, two of them by legendary George Balanchine.” 130 more words
Pennsylvania Ballet ignites its season with a sizzling program featuring the company premiere of Roland Petit’s Carmen, October 21st through the 24th at the Academy of Music. 167 more words