Live Cinema: George Balanchine – “Jewels” – Royal Ballet

  • 24 May 2017
  • 6:00 PM
  • Gesa Power House Theatre 111 North 6th Avenue Walla Walla WA 99362

Gesa Power House Theatre will screen the current Royal Ballet production of “Jewels” on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00 p.m.

George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauré provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age energy of New York. Grandeur and elegance complete the ballet with the splendor of Imperial Russia and the peerless music of Tchaikovsky in ‘Diamonds’.

“Jewels” is a masterclass in the many luminous facets of classical ballet and indeed of The Royal Ballet itself: the virtuoso choreography of Balanchine, the intensity of the soloists and the precision of the entire Company.

This screening runs about 2 hours 30 minutes including two intermissions plus a 15-minute introduction. Beer, wine, and popcorn will be available for purchase.

General admission tickets ($15 Adults, $10 Students) are available online or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500. RSVP on Facebook

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