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$25 tickets to Suzanne Farrell Ballet on Wed., 11/7 at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Marencic, Stephen E
    Good News! The Kennedy Center is offering orchestra tickets at the special price of $25.00 for the performance of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet on Wednesday,
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      Good News!

      The Kennedy Center is offering orchestra tickets at the special price of $25.00 for the performance of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet on Wednesday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.

      Tickets are regularly as high as $65 for this performance.

      You can click the link below and your discount will appear automatically. If you call or stop by the Box Office for the discount, be sure to mention Offer Number "147497."


      About the Program:

      2012-2013 Ballet Series
      The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
      Suzanne Farrell, Artistic Director
      November 7, 7:30 p.m.
      Eisenhower Theater

      --with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

      Program A (Nov. 7) (1 hour, 48 min., with two 20-min. intermissions)
      Danses Concertantes (Balanchine/Stravinsky)
      Intermezzo from Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (Balanchine/Brahms, orch. Schoenberg)
      Valse-Fantaisie (Balanchine/Glinka)
      Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Balanchine/Rodgers, arr. Kay)

      The Kennedy Center's own The Suzanne Farrell Ballet returns in their 11th annual season for seven dazzling performances. A renowned ballerina and George Balanchine protégée, Suzanne Farrell has become a "tireless Balanchine preservationist and one of the foremost interpreters of the great choreographer's work" (The New York Times). Her company, with Balanchine in its pedigree, carries forth his legacy with two unforgettable all-Balanchine programs, including company premieres of the nuanced and mesmerizing Valse-Fantaisie, the sweepingly romantic Intermezzo from Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, and Balanchine's iconic 1929 masterpiece of biblical sin and redemption, Prodigal Son.

      The engagement also brings the company premiere of the inventive Danses Concertantes, a rarely performed work featured as part of the Balanchine Preservation Initiative. Additionally, the sublimely choreographed Divertimento No. 15, frequently excerpted for performances, will be presented by the company as a full ballet for the first time since 2005. Brimming with elegance, Divertimento No. 15 "creates an ideal realm in which courtesy, chivalry, brilliance, serenity, and expansiveness coexist and give off light" (The New York Times).

      Both programs will close with Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, the ballet featured in Richard Rodgers's musical On Your Toes. The first of several collaborations with Rodgers, Balanchine expanded Slaughter on Tenth Avenue into a stand-alone ballet, complete with gangsters, tap-dancing, and drama.

      RUNNING TIME: Approx. 2 hours
      (202) 467-4600 | Toll-free (800) 444-1324 TTY (202) 416-8524 | Groups (202)
      *Offer subject to availability. Not valid in combination with any other offer or on previously purchased tickets. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

      Stephen E. Marencic Jr.
      Subscription Representative
      John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
      Phone: 202.416.8500
      Fax: 202.416.8585

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