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FIREBIRD & A Tribute to Russian Ballet & Its Composers

September 14, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2018

The Carolina Ballet 2018-2019 Season opens with the classic Russian fairy tale, Firebird. Firebird is set to a powerful score by Igor Stravinsky. Tchaikovsky was an inspiration to Stravinsky and the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto is considered one of his greatest. Zalman Raffael, will take on this monumental work to open the season. Aram Khatucturian’s Spartacus has become a staple of Russian ballet. Robert Weiss’ pas de deux evokes the Russian spirit of the music with bravura, lifts, turns and jumps.

The production will run from September 13 to September 30, 2018. Exact dates and times are not yet available. Please check the Carolina Ballet Schedule for updates.

Subscriptions are on sale now via the Balletline: 919-719-0900


September 14, 2018
Event Category:


Carolina Ballet


Fletcher Opera Theater
2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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