Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses. Twitter: @thewordlady Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katherine.barber.37
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Friday, February 20, 2015

Great stuff in February's Tours en l'air Ballet Newsletter


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Dear Balletomane,

In this newsletter:

  1. New Kudelka piece to Brahms Intermezzi
  2. Bolshoi Broadcast: Romeo and Juliet
  3. Casting for National Ballet of Canada Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  4. Vote for the National Ballet of Canada to receive $25K from Royal Bank
  5. Videos

Saratoga Springs Trip Now Booking!

Bear in mind that this is a great Ballet Bargain. You get to see one of the world's top companies in many different ballets without paying Manhattan prices. Always Tours en l'air's most affordable ballet trip!

New York City Ballet

in

Saratoga Springs, NY

10-12 July 2015

3 days, 2 nights

3 ballet performances

Works by Balanchine, Wheeldon, Ratmansky, Peck, and Robbins

BALLET BUCKET LIST*

New York City Ballet performing Balanchine and Robbins

The unique experience of seeing ballet in the outdoor setting of Saratoga Springs,
in a theatre designed to George Balanchine's own specifications

For more info, click here.


Deadline for New York May ballet trip is next Tuesday.
For more info, click here.



Erik Bruhn Prize Competitors Announced


For more info, click here

 



New Kudelka piece to Brahms Intermezzi
James Kudelka will be choreographing a piece for the Coleman Lemieux company to Brahms' beautiful intermezzi for piano. It will premiere as part of the Art of Time series in Toronto, Apr 9–11, 2015, 8PM, Harbourfront Centre
Click here for more info.



Justin Peck's Ballet 422 doc screening in Toronto and the US


This film has been getting rave reviews. For more info, click here. Justin Peck's choreography will be featured on both my NY May trip and the Saratoga Springs trip.
 

Mark Morris's L'Allegro... on PBS Great Performances March 27


Set your digital recorders! Do not miss this amazing life-affirming dance work. Broadcast times may (almost certainly will) vary according to your PBS station.

For more info, click here.




Intro to Baroque Dance classes in Toronto

TUESDAYS' BAROQUE DANCE AFTERNOON SALON at Dance Teq Centre, 226 Queen Street West, Toronto, M5V 1Z6  For more info, click here.


Far from Denmark: Ballet Arizona's Napoli

What do you do when your sets are stuck in transit? Click here for my report on Ballet Arizona's triumphant Napoli.
 
Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden in Conversation - A Fundraiser
National Ballet of Canada dancers Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden, who recently became parents to baby Emma, in conversation at "A Passionate Partnership", a fundraiser for Dance Collection Danse, the national centre dedicated to Canadian theatrical dance history.
Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 PM . Click here for more info.

Bolshoi Broadcast: Romeo and Juliet (Grigorovich choreography)
Sunday, March 8, 1255 pm
The Bolshoi Ballet Encore

Romeo: Alexander Volchkov Juliet: Anna Nikulina
Select Cineplex Theatres
in Canada
For US locations, click here.

Click here for casting for National Ballet of Canada Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


Click here to vote for the National Ballet of Canada to receive $25K from Royal Bank 

 
Videos:

A lovely Jewels trailer from Dutch National Ballet
http://youtu.be/vMJQaniYU38
The Sergei Polunin video that has gone viral (in case you've missed it)
https://vimeo.com/user37156732/sergeipoluninhoziertakemetochurch
Jerome Robbins' Goldberg Variations (which is part of my NY trip):
http://youtu.be/yZVIKIhrAGw

Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays


201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496

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