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Seven Sonatas

Ratmansky Triple Bill

May 18, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Serenade after Plato's Symposium (Ratmansky World Premiere)
Seven Sonatas

Seven Sonatas 

Running Time: 33 minutes

Stella Abrera, Calvin Royal III, Christine Shevchenko, Thomas Forster, Luciana Paris, Arron Scott

Scarlatti's delicate keyboard sonatas exude the weightlessness of a watercolor painting, and Ratmansky's choreography subtly reflects these compositions with musical sensitivity. Whatever is happening is implied rather than stated, but that something wonderful is happening is never in doubt. 

Choreography by: Alexei Ratmansky
Staged by: Nancy Raffa
Music by: Domenico Scarlatti
Costumes by: Holly Hynes
Lighting by: Brad Fields

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