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Miami City Ballet’s 2014-2015 season continues with “Hear the Dance” featuring Balanchine, Tharp and Taylor. This high energy performance is coming to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in our city of West Palm Beach this weekend, January 23-25.

Miami City Ballet’s second program of the season, “Hear the Dance,” offers something for everyone in a musically inspired lineup celebrating the choreographic masters that are staples of the Company’s repertoire: Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, and of course, George Balanchine. Here the breadth of MCB’s artistic diversity is on display with three very different works by three of America’s most cherished choreographers: Taylor’s festive Mercuric Tidings, set to the exuberant tunes of Schubert, showcases the great athleticism of MCB dancers; Broadway meets ballet in Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs (a MCB fan favorite) featuring glamorous costuming by Oscar de la Renta; and Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements, set to Stravinsky, highlights some of the most dynamic dance patterns in the neoclassical paradigm.

Symphony in Three Movements featuring Tricia Albertson and Renato Penteado. Photo by Alberto Oviedo
Symphony in Three Movements featuring Tricia Albertson and Renato Penteado. Photo by Alberto Oviedo

The program is inspired by George Balanchine’s famous quote that one should, “See the music, hear the dance.” The program features high octane dancing set to some of America’s most treasured tunes. It is the perfect treat for ballet lovers who like to be kept on their toes.

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Here’s some information about “Hear the Dance” by Miami City Ballet at the Kravis that would be valuable for you:

•Tickets start at $20 and are available through the MCB Box Office at 305-929-7010, Toll-free 877-929-7010 or purchase online at Miamicityballet.org.

Miami City Ballet presents:
• Hear the Dance
• Nine Sinatra Songs (Tharp/Arlen, Mercer, Cahn, Van Heusen, et al.)
• Mercuric Tidings (Taylor/Schubert)
• Symphony in Three Movements (Balanchine/Stravinsky)

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach (Dreyfoos Hall) on Friday, January 23 at 8 pm, Saturday, January 24 at 2 pm & 8 pm, and Sunday, January 25 at 1 pm

Also, at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale (Au-Rene Theater) on February 2015 Friday, February 6 at 8 pm, Saturday, February 7 at 2 pm & 8 pm, and
Sunday, February 8 at 2 pm.

Here in West Palm Beach: “Hear the Dance” by Miami City Ballet at the Kravis. Get all the Info for the Presentation that Included Nine Sinatra Songs & More.

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