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Twisted: a Trio of Excellence

In an unprecedented collaboration, more than 100 artists from BalletMet, Opera Columbus and the Columbus Symphony and Chorus will join forces to open the 2014 – 2015 arts season. Celebrate the arts in Columbus with Twisted: a Trio of Excellence.

A brilliant fusion of Columbus artists will come together to perform dance premieres from four of today’s hottest choreographers – Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, long-time BalletMet dancer Jimmy Orrante, and BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang – set to a feast of classical music from beloved operas including La Bohéme, The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Carmen and more.

Twisted: a Trio of Excellence will be presented at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Thursday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 26, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 27, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, September 28, at 3 p.m. Tickets begin at $10 and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets starting August 1. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000.

Each of these locally revered and internationally recognized arts organizations brings its own distinct specializations and together create an extraordinary smörgåsbord of talent.

“So rarely do organizations of this caliber collaborate so intensely on stage,” said BalletMet Artistic Director, Edwaard Liang. “This will be an unparalleled experience for both the artists and audience.”