Houston Ballet revives George Balanchine’s first commission for Paris Opera Ballet, Symphony in C. Choreographed to French composer George Bizet’s ravishing Symphony in C Major, this neoclassical ballet radiantly showcases the full company’s technical aptitude and poise. © The George Balanchine Trust
The enchanting ballet Carousel (A Dance) by award-winning British choreographer Christopher Wheeldon returns. Created as a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein and their beloved Broadway musical, Carousel (1945), Wheeldon poignantly adds his charming contemporary touch to this familiar score.
Originally commissioned for Birmingham Royal Ballet, Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Powder is a sensuous contemporary ballet for fourteen dancers that explores the expressiveness of Mozart’s iconic Clarinet Concerto in A Major.