Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Ballet Austin’s Season Opener, featuring The Firebird and Swan Lake (Act II)

Sat, October 3, 2009 | The Long Center

To open the season, Ballet Austin pairs two of dance's most recognized ballets, The Firebird with music by Stravinsky, and Swan Lake (Act II) with music by Tchaikovsky. Originally introduced to American audiences by The Ballet Russes one hundred years ago, the musical pairing of Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, two of the greatest Russian composers of all time, delights lovers of music and dance.

The Long Center, October 2 – 4, 2009
8pm | Oct 2, 3

3pm | Oct 4

The Firebird   
Choreography: Stephen Mills
Music: Igor Stravinsky

Swan Lake (Act II)
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov 
Music: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky


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