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The Firebird

Season Opener

Sparks fly in September as we open the season with two fantastic works, both with dramatic scores composed by Igor Stravinsky. The production begins with The Firebird, in all its vivid glory. Adapted from a Russian folk-tale, the Firebird gives her life for love, but ultimately rises from the ashes like a phoenix. Artistic Director Stephen Mills pairs this piece with George Balanchine's Agon.

Created in 1957, Agon has been acknowledged as one of Balanchine's great masterworks. One of a series in his "leotard ballets," Balanchine strips away all costumes and scenery to allow the audience to "see the music, hear the dance."

The Firebird
Choreography by Stephen Mills
Music by Igor Stravinsky
Live Accompaniment

Agon
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Igor Stravinsky
Live Accompaniment


The Long Center
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8pm | Sep 26, 27Audio description by VSA Texas available for this show
3pm | Sep 28




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The Long Center
8pm | Sep 26Audio description by VSA Texas available for this show, 27
3pm | Sep 28

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