NAC Southam Hall
Romantic, bold, and beaming with passion, the classics – and the new classics – will take your breath away!
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This heartwrenching tale of a lovely peasant girl betrayed in love transports us from the joyful colour of rustic harvest celebrations, to the silvery stillness of the world of the Wilis – the malevolent spirits of forsaken women who will put Giselle’s love to the test.
Cavalier flirtations, petty jealousies and a violent duel play out against the romantic splendor of Imperial Russia in this much anticipated revival that has garnered unanimous acclaim and instantaneous standing ovations. Onegin is a delightful discovery for all classical ballet lovers!
Three remarkable new one-act ballets, each with an original orchestral score, will be performed en première by dozens of dazzling dancers together with the National Arts Centre Orchestra under the baton of music director Alexander Shelley. An unprecedented event to mark Canada’s sesquicentennial!