At a Glance
The Joffrey Ballet returns to Blossom! You won't want to miss this visually stunning program — presented on two nights. Featured works include Reflections (choreographed by Gerald Arpino to music by Tchaikovsky), Tarantella (choreographed by George Balanchine to music by Louis Gottschlak), and Pretty BALLET (choregraphed by James Kudelka to music by Bohuslav Martinů). With the magnificent sound of The Cleveland Orchestra supporting the dancers from Blossom’s orchestra pit.
These performances are supported by The GAR Foundation.
Ballet performances with The Cleveland Orchestra
are made possible in part through the generous support
of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The Cleveland Orchestra thanks DANCECleveland
and the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival
for their collaboration in promotion of The Joffrey Ballet
performances as part of the 2010 Blossom Festival.
THE JOFFREY BALLET
Ashley C. Wheater, artistic director
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
conducted by Tito Muñoz
Choreography: by Gerald Arpino
Music: Variations on a Rococo Theme (for cello and orchestra)
by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
with Mark Kosower, cello
Age of Innocence
Choreography: by Edward Liang
Music: by Philip Glass and Thomas Newman
Choreography: by George Balanchine
Music: Grande Tarantelle (for piano and orchestra)
by Louis Gottschalk, reconstructed by Hershy Kay
with Joela Jones, piano
Pas de deux, from Le Corsaire
Choreography: by Marius Petipa
Music: by Adolphe Adam
Choreography: by James Kudelka
Music: Symphony No. 2
by Bohuslav Martinů