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.
For a taste of what our trips are like, follow https://www.facebook.com/toursenlair/ on facebook.
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, 101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5, 416-736-6010, TICO # 1892647

SUBSCRIBE TO E-NEWSLETTER

SUBSCRIBE TO E-NEWSLETTER:
Privacy policy: we will not sell, rent, or give your name or address to anyone. You can unsubscribe at any point.

Subscribe to E-newsletter

Saturday, September 29, 2018

New York City Center Balanchine Celebration casting

 

 

Program I—Wed, Oct 31 at 8pm

Miami City Ballet Serenade (Tschaikovsky)
Emily Bromberg, Jeanette Delgado, Simone Messmer, Rainer Krenstetter, Chase Swatosh
The Mariinsky Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (Tschaikovsky)
Viktoria Tereshkina, Kimin Kim
The Royal Ballet Tarantella (Gottschalk)
Anna Rose O’Sullivan and Marcelino Sambé
New York City Ballet Symphony in C (Bizet)
First Movement: Tiler Peck, Tyler Angle; Second Movement: Sara Mearns, Jared Angle;
Third Movement: Ashley Bouder, Anthony Huxley; Fourth Movement: Lauren King, Taylor Stanley

Program II—Thu, Nov 1 at 8pm

The Mariinsky Ballet Apollo (Stravinsky)
Apollo: Xander Parish, Terpischore: Maria Horeva, Polyhymnia: Anastasia Nuikina, Calliope: Daria Ionova
New York City Ballet Concerto Barocco (Bach)
Maria Kowroski, Abi Stafford, Russell Janzen
The Royal Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (Tschaikovsky)
Anna Rose O’Sullivan, Marcelino Sambé
San Francisco Ballet Divertimento No. 15 (Mozart)
Dores André, Frances Chung, Sasha De Sola, Koto Ishihara, Ana Sophia Scheller,
Benjamin Freemantle, Angelo Graco, Lonnie Weeks

Program III—Fri, Nov 2 at 8pm

San Francisco Ballet Scotch Symphony (Mendelssohn)
Mathilde Froustey, Joseph Walsh, Dores André
The Mariinsky Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (Tschaikovsky)
Viktoria Tereshkina and Kimin Kim
Paris Opera Ballet Divertissement Pas de Deux from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Mendelssohn)
Hugo Marchand and Sae-Eun Park
The Joffrey Ballet The Four Temperaments (Hindemith)
Melancholic: Yoshihasa Arai; Sanguinic: Christine Rocas and Dylan Gutierrez;
Phlegmatic: Greig Matthews; Choleric: Victoria Jaiani

Program IV—Sat, Nov 3 at 2pm

The Joffrey Ballet The Four Temperaments (Hindemith)
Melancholic: Alberto Velazquez; Sanguinic: April Daly and Miguel Angel Blanco;
Phlegmatic: Rory Hohenstein; Choleric: Victoria Jaiani
Miami City Ballet Pas de Trois (Glinka) (Glinka)
Nathalia Arja, Ashley Knox, Kleber Rebello
Paris Opera Ballet Pas de Deux from Agon (Stravinsky)
Hugo Marchand and Sae-Eun Park
San Francisco Ballet Divertimento No. 15 (Mozart)
Dores André, Sasha De Sola, Koto Ishihara, Wona Park, Ana Sophia Scheller,
Benjamin Freemantle,Angelo Graco, Lonnie Weeks

Program V—Sat, Nov 3 at 8pm

The Mariinsky Ballet Apollo (Stravinsky)
Apollo: Xander Parish, Terpischore: Maria Horeva, Polyhymnia: Anastasia Nuikina, Calliope: Daria Ionova
The Royal Ballet Tarantella (Gottschalk)
Anna Rose O’Sullivan and Marcelino Sambé
Paris Opera Ballet Pas de Deux from Agon (Stravinsky)
Hugo Marchand and Sae-Eun Park
American Ballet Theatre Symphonie Concertante (Mozart)
Christine Shevchenko, Devon Teuscher and Thomas Forster

Program VI—Sun, Nov 4 at 3pm

The Joffrey Ballet The Four Temperaments (Hindemith)
Melancholic: Yoshihasa Arai; Sanguinic: Christine Rocas and Dylan Gutierrez;
Phlegmatic: Greig Matthews; Choleric: Victoria Jaiani
Paris Opera Ballet Divertissement Pas de Deux from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Mendelssohn)
Hugo Marchand and Sae-Eun Park
The Mariinsky Ballet Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (Tschaikovsky)
Viktoria Tereshkina and Kimin Kim
American Ballet Theatre Symphonie Concertante (Mozart)
Christine Shevchenko, Devon Teuscher and Thomas Forster
*Casting subject to change

To buy tickets:
https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/2018-2019/Balanchine/

Upcoming Tours en l'air Ballet Trips: click here
Subscribe to newsletter: click here
About Tours en l'air: click here
10 Reasons to Travel with Tours en l'air: click here
Travel Tips for Ballet Lovers: click here
FAQ: click here
Testimonials: click here
Search this site: click here



Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

GET MORE BALLET OUT OF LIFE WITH TOURS EN L'AIR
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647

Friday, September 28, 2018

World Ballet Day - complete schedule

No automatic alt text available.

Once again,ballet lovers can enjoy World Ballet Day with live feeds from dozens of major companies on October 2. UTC is four hours ahead of Eastern Time.
You can follow on the World Ballet Day facebook feed
https://www.facebook.com/worldballetdaylive/
or on the individual companies' facebook pages (CLICK on the company names  below)

Here is the complete program:
The Australian Ballet, Melbourne
11:00-16:00 AEST (UTC+10hrs)

Большой театр России / Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow
09:00-14:00 MSK (UTC +3hrs)

Royal Opera House, The Royal Ballet, London
12:00-17:00 BST (UTC +1hr)


Guest companies:
AUSTRALIA and ASIA
  The National Ballet of Japan, Tokyo - 11:00-11:15 JST (UTC +9hrs) 
 West Australian Ballet , Perth - 14:30-14:40 AWST (UTC +8hrs)
  Queensland Ballet, Brisbane - 15:00-16:00 AEST (UTC+10hrs) 
 Royal New Zealand Ballet, Wellington - 15:00-16:00 NZST (UTC +12hrs)

MAINLAND EUROPE
  Nasjonalballetten UNG / Norwegian National Ballet 2, Oslo - 14:00 - 14:30 CEST (UTC +2hrs) 
 The Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen - 14:15-14:45 CEST (UTC +2hrs) 
 Bayerisches Staatsballett, Munich - 14:30-15:00 CEST (UTC +2hrs) 
 Das Stuttgarter Ballettt, Stuttgart - 15:00-15:30 CEST (UTC +2hrs) 
 Wiener Staatsballett, Vienna - 15:15-15:45 CEST (UTC +2hrs) 
 Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris, Paris - 15:30-16:00 CEST (UTC +2hrs)
  Het Nationale Ballet - Dutch National Ballet, Amsterdam - 16:00-16:30 CEST (UTC +2hrs)  
Kungliga Svenska balettskolan/ The Royal Swedish Ballet School, Stockholm - 16:15-16:45 CEST (UTC +2hrs)
  Teatr Wielki - Opera Narodowa, Warsaw - 17:00-17:30 CEST (UTC +2hrs)

UNITED KINGDOM
  Scottish Ballet, Glasgow - 11:00-11:30 BST (UTC +1hr)
  Birmingham Royal Ballet - 13:00-13:30 BST (UTC +1hr) 
 English National Ballet, London - 14:00-14:30 BST (UTC +1hr)
  Royal Academy of Dance, London - 14:30-15:00 BST (UTC +1hr) 
Northern Ballet, Leeds - 16:00-16:30 BST (UTC +1hr)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CUBA, and CANADA 
Ballet Concierto De PR, San Juan - 10:00-10:15 AST (UTC -4hrs) 
 Acosta Danza, Cuba - 12:00-12:40 EDT (UTC -4hrs) 
Houston Ballet, Texas - 12:30-13:30 CDT (UTC -5hrs)  
Pacific Northwest Ballet , Seattle - 11:00-11:30 PDT (UTC -7hrs) 
 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York - 15:00-15:30 EDT (UTC -4hrs) 
 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal - 16:00-17:00 EDT (UTC -4hrs)
The timings are subject to change but will be updated on the Facebook event page in case of any amendments to the schedule.

Royal Ballet's detailed schedule here (all times in British time, ie 5 hours ahead of Eastern Time)

  • 12.00pm: Royal Ballet class
  • 1.30pm: Rehearsal with Charlotte Edmonds and Joseph Sissens
  • 1.50pm: Rehearsal of La Bayadère with Lauren Cuthbertson, Natalia Osipova and Vadim Muntagirov
  • 2.20pm: Rehearsal of Mayerling with Steven McRae, Sarah Lamb, and Laura Morera
  • 2.50pm: Rehearsal of Draftworks
  • 3.10pm: Rehearsal with the Royal Ballet School
  • 3.40pm: Rehearsal of Winter Dreams with Tiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez
  • 4.10pm: Rehearsal of The Unknown Soldier with Matthew Ball
  • 4.30pm: Rehearsal of Aletta Collins new work with Mayara Magri
  • 5.00pm: Rehearsal of La Bayadère with the corps de ballet


Upcoming Tours en l'air Ballet Trips: click here
Subscribe to newsletter: click here
About Tours en l'air: click here
10 Reasons to Travel with Tours en l'air: click here
Travel Tips for Ballet Lovers: click here
FAQ: click here
Testimonials: click here
Search this site: click here



Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

GET MORE BALLET OUT OF LIFE WITH TOURS EN L'AIR
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

WIN! This beautiful ballet book


Courtesy of DK Canada, Tours en l'air has TWO copies of this magnificent book to give away. Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballets, from La Sylphide and Swan Lake to Chroma and The Winter's Tale with this visual guide to ballet history. Learn the stories behind renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet. Explore the lives and achievements of dancers across the centuries, such as Marie Taglioni, Margot Fonteyn, and Mikhail Baryshinikov, as well as great Canadian legends like Karen Kain, James Kudelka and Rex Harrington. Meet major composers and choreographers, including the latest hot names like Wayne McGregor and Crystal Pite. Hardcover. List price $52 Canadian. Please note this book is available worldwide but the contest is open only to Canadian residents. To enter: send an email with the subject heading DK BOOK to toursenlair@gmail.com. Contest closes September 18.

Upcoming Tours en l'air Ballet Trips: click here
Subscribe to newsletter: click here
About Tours en l'air: click here
10 Reasons to Travel with Tours en l'air: click here
Travel Tips for Ballet Lovers: click here
FAQ: click here
Testimonials: click here
Search this site: click here



Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

GET MORE BALLET OUT OF LIFE WITH TOURS EN L'AIR
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647