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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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New York Ballet Trip October 2016

CWT Victor Travel
101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5

TICO Ontario registration #1892647

presents



Tours en l'air

Ballet Holidays



escorted by

Canada's Word Lady,

Katherine Barber



New York

13-16 October 2016

4 days, 3 nights

3 ballet performances



One of the world's greatest companies,

New York City Ballet,

performing their signature Balanchine and Robbins repertoire,

plus new creations

PLUS!

exclusive behind-the-scenes opportunities



BALLET BUCKET LIST:

New York City Ballet performing Balanchine and Robbins

Dances at a Gathering and Glass Pieces


BOOKING SOON!


If you would like to be among the first to know when details and pricing are finalized and booking opens in the next couple of weeks, email toursenlair@gmail.com to be put on the priority notification list.


Thursday 13 October

Arrive New York. Evening: Suggested activity: Fiddler on the Roof based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins


Friday 14 October


House of Worth, “Lily Dress” evening dress, black velvet with application of ivory silk in the form of lilies, embroidered with pearls and sequins, 1896



Morning: Private guided tour, led by a museum curator, of 40 extraordinary fashions and accessories from the fabulous wardrobe of √Člisabeth de Caraman-Chimay, Countess Greffuhle (1860-1952), one of Diaghilev's most influential patrons, at the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum.

Afternoon at leisure. 630 pm: Meet a New York City Ballet dancer, who will give you a personal guided tour of the David H Koch theatre, NYCB's home. Pre-performance talk. 8pm: New York City Ballet: Jerome Robbins' masterpiece Dances at a Gathering, Firebird (Balanchine)

Saturday 15 October

Morning at leisure. 1230 pm: Meet a New York City Ballet Orchestra musician and learn more about the crucial role of the orchestra. Pre-performance talk. 2 pm: New York City Ballet: New Lovette, New Lopez Ochoa, New Walker, New Peck, Everywhere We Go (Peck). These new creations team leading young choreographers with internationally acclaimed fashion designers. Evening at leisure. Suggested activity: Cats starring New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin


Sunday 16 October

Morning at leisure. 1 pm: Tour of New York City Ballet's wardrobe department led by one of the wardrobe staff. Pre-performance talk. 3 pm: New York City Ballet: Glass Pieces (Robbins), Thou Swell (Martins) set to music by Gershwin, Balanchine's rousing and fun celebration of Americana, Stars and Stripes. Check out of hotel and depart New York.



GROUP SIZE LIMITED TO 20!


To whet your appetite, here are some links to videos on the NYCB website:Dances at a Gathering
 http://www.nycballet.com/ballets/d/dances-at-a-gathering.aspx
Dressed in Chagall’s exquisite sets and costumes, Firebird illustrates an enchanting Russian fairytale and the fantastical creatures of its strange world. 
http://www.nycballet.com/ballets/f/firebird.aspx

Everywhere We Go:
http://www.nycballet.com/ballets/e/everywhere-we-go.aspx

Glass Pieces
http://www.nycballet.com/ballets/g/glass-pieces.aspx 

Stars and Stripes
http://www.nycballet.com/ballets/s/stars-and-stripes.aspx 

Thou Swell
http://www.nycballet.com/ballets/t/thou-swell.aspx 

If you love seeing beautiful places and things, and bingeing on ballet, please check out my other outstanding ballet trips by clicking here. Final details and pricing available and booking for the following trips opens next Wednesday, August 24:




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