Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet

Études

Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet

Études

Raiford Rogers Tetyana Seeds

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THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT*

The Luckman will present the world premiere of Études by choreographer Raiford Rogers, set to Philip Glass’ Études 5 & 12, and Prophecies from Koyannisquatsi (a Hopi word meaning “life out of balance”).

Études, a coda for Rogers’ acclaimed ballet Seeds of Rain, are constantly evolving abstract narratives. Glass described them as being about the language of music itself. Performed by pianist Hui Wu.

An encore performance of Seeds of Rain will complete the program. The ballet is set to Philip Glass’ masterwork Mad Rush with Mark Alan Hilt (organ) and Czech composer Zbyněk Matějů’s Three Stones Concerto featuring pianist Helena Suchárová-Weiser and the Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra (created specifically for this ballet collaboration).

The artwork (painting progressions) for both ballets is by painter Mike Nava.

*This performance is sold out. Those seeking tickets are welcome to join the waitlist line in front of the Luckman Box Office 1 hour prior to the start of the performance. Tickets from any canceled reservations, should they become available, will be available for purchase on a first-come-first-served basis. 

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