by Liang | May 24 – June 2, 2019 | Davidson Theatre

Performance Total Run Time: Approx. 2 Hours

This is a Mixed Rep Ballet (?)

Why this show is special

  • By Liang features 3 different ballets in 1 show (aka: mixed rep)
  • Features favorite choreography from Edwaard Liang
  • Edwaard choreographs around the world, has even choreographed for the World Economic Summit!
  • Wunderland is a Columbus favorite and the first piece Edwaard ever taught BalletMet dancers

By Liang Performance Dates and Times

Friday, May 24, 2019
11:00 am, Davidson Theatre

Friday, May 24, 2019
8:00 pm, Davidson Theatre

Saturday, May 25, 2019
8:00 pm, Davidson Theatre

Thursday, May 30, 2019
7:30 pm, Davidson Theatre

Friday, May 31, 2019
8:00 pm, Davidson Theatre

Saturday, June 1, 2019
8:00 pm, Davidson TheatreĀ 

Sunday, June 2, 2019
2:00 pm, Davidson Theatre

About what you’ll see

1st Ballet: Symphonic Dances

  • Edwaard was inspired by the lushness and intensity of the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Symphonic Dances is also the name of the music, this was the last piece Rachmaninoff wrote before he passed.
  • Choreographed originally in 2012 for San Francisco Ballet this is the most classical piece on the evening.

2nd Ballet: Wunderland

  • Edwaard drew inspiration for this piece from looking into a snow globe when he was working in Russia.
  • Set to the moving music of Kennedy Center Honors winner, Philip Glass
  • Past attendee review: “Wunderland…it took my breath away, gave me goosebumps, and I even teared up because of the pure beauty.” – C. Sweeney

3rd Ballet: Beautiful Child

  • Edwaard was inspired by youth and energy and the possibility of life.
  • A more contemporary ballet, choreographed to rock music

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