Miami City Ballet proudly presents the American premiere of Richard Alstons critically acclaimed Carmen. Performed in the tradition of a classical ballet, Carmen is a flamenco-fueled take on the timeless tale of Gypsy passion and fate as told by one of todays most important choreographic voices.
The 18th-century hymns and egalitarian beliefs of the Shakers were Twyla Tharps inspiration for Sweet Fields a joyous, ethereal celebration of innocence and simplicity.
George Balanchines dazzling Allegro Brillante is a testament to the beauty, strength and grace of the human spirit, set to a vigorous Tchaikovsky score. As Balanchine once said, it contains everything I know about classical ballet in thirteen minutes.