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Ballet on the Edge
Leave the Light On  ·  C-Squared  ·  Inter-Nocturne

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Spreckels Theatre

121 Broadway, Downtown San Diego

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Friday, November 8, 2013
at 8:00pm

Saturday, November 9, 2013
at 8:00pm

Sunday, November 10, 2013
at 2:00pm

Tickets:
$29 | $39 | $49 | $59 | $69

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There's always something special about the opening of a new ballet season.  And City Ballet Allegro knows how to make the most of the occasion with a special Season Opening Ticket Package.

  • Director's Circle Seats: The absolute best seats in the house.  Perfectly centered.  Amazing sight lines.  Right in the midst of these breath-taking premieres.
  • On the Edge Reception: Backstage passes to the post-performance On the Edge Reception hosted by City Ballet Allegro.  Meet the choreographers, Elizabeth Wistrich and Geoff Gonzalez.  Feel the energy from the Ballet on the Edge dance artists.  All while enjoying chilled champagne and avant-garde desserts.

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:00pm

Tickets: $89

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Free Pre-Performance Lecture

Gain a better appreciation of Ballet on the Edge through an informative lecture prior to the performance.

  • Friday, November 8, 2013 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 1:30pm

Production Information

Approximate Run Time: 2 hours with two 15-minute intermissions

Leave the Light On

When Beth Hart sings, clocks stop, hearts dance and neck-hair tingles.  So you know this ballet is nothing short of amazing.

Music: Beth Hart

Choreographer: Elizabeth Wistrich

Year Choreographed: 2004

City Ballet Premiere: April 2, 2004

Costume Design: Candice Davis

Lighting Design: Stephen Judson

C-Squared

A prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer's tough, daring and provocative music comes to life in this world-premiere ballet.

Music: Charles Wuorinen

Choreographer: Elizabeth Wistrich

Year Choreographed: 2013 (World Premiere)

City Ballet Premiere: November 8, 2013 (Company Premiere)

Costume Design: Tamlin Henahan

Lighting Design: Stephen Judson

Inter-Nocturne

An Italian pianist and composer who mingles ambient, minimalist and cinematic musical strains is at the center of this world-premiere ballet.

Music: Ludovico Einaudi

Choreographer: Geoff Gonzalez

Year Choreographed: 2013 (World Premiere)

City Ballet Premiere: November 8, 2013 (Company Premiere)

Lighting Design: Stephen Judson

Programming, musical selections and artists are subject to change.