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Diablo Ballet's 28th Anniversary Performance

Diablo Ballet's 28th Anniversary Performance


Ticket Office

 

Open for Calls
(925) 943-7469


Wednesday – Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm
Monday – Tuesday: Closed

 

Open for Walk Up
Proof of full vaccination against
COVID-19 is required for all guests
age 12 and over, and face coverings
are required to be worn by all guests
age two and over when visiting the
Lesher Center for the Arts.

1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596

Wednesday – Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm
Monday – Tuesday: Closed

 

*In addition to the hours noted, the Ticket Office is also open one hour prior and thirty minutes after curtain for ticketed performances, including performances on Mondays, Tuesdays, and most City holidays.

Presented by Diablo Ballet
April 7, 2022

Celebrate Diablo Ballet’s 28th Anniversary with a one-night only performance at the Lesher Center for the Arts. 

Running Time: approx. 60 minutes, with no intermission
Sur le Fil
Music: Michael Wall, Yann Tiersen, Moondog
Choreography: Penny Saunders

Featured on the program is the company premiere of Penny Saunders’ Sur le Fil which premiered with Tulsa Ballet 2 in 2018.  The ballet was inspired by Saunders’ thoughts around the mischievousness nature of life, and the common reality we share of having personal secrets that we would prefer kept in the dark.

Book of Alleged Dances
Music: John Adams
Choreography: Val Caniparoli

Diablo Ballet presents the duet from Val Caniparoli’s Book of Alleged Dances which premiered in 1998 at Ballet West which features music by composer John Adams.

Frugivory
Music: Dead Combo
Choreography: Bruno Roque

Included on the program is a command performance of the humorous and exciting Frugivory by Portuguese choreographer and former principal dancer of Ballet de Monte Carlo, Bruno Roque. The ballet was originally commissioned for Seattle Dance Collective with dancers from Pacific Northwest Ballet and is a light, unphilosophical take on the idea that the object of our desire can drive us, or blind us.

Orange
Music: Antonio Vivaldi
Choreography: Stanton Welch

A sweeping contemporary ballet set to music by Antonio Vivaldi, Orange is danced by three couples and choreographed by Australian choreographer Stanton Welch who is the Artistic Director at Houston Ballet.

Flames of Paris
Music: Boris Asafyev
Choreography: Vasily Vainonen

An encore presentation of the spectacular Flames of Paris staged by Lauren Jonas featuring the entire company. The ballet set to music by Boris Asafyev based on songs of the French Revolution originally premiered at the Kirov Theatre in Leningrad in 1932 and later premiered by the Bolshoi Ballet 1933.


*The virtual performance offer is a recording of this live performance.

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all guests age 12 and over, and face coverings are required to be worn by all guests age two and over when visiting the Lesher Center for the Arts.



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