Les Sylphides, Momentos and Raymonda, by Teatro Colon Ballet Company

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The ballet company of Teatro Colón, with artistic direction by Olga Ferri, will offer a new program of performances at Teatro Coliseo.
The first part will be dedicated to "Les Sylphides", with choreography by Michael Fokin, on the original pieces for piano by Frederic Chopin. In this "romantic dream", conceived by Fokin in 1908, the poet is surrounded by the immaterial creatures, the "Sylphides". The main roles in this part will be performed by Karina Olmedo, Silvina Perillo, Natalia Saraceno, Analía Sosa Guerrero, Silvina Vaccarelli, Alejandro Parente y Juan Pablo Ledo.
The second part of the program will consist of "Momentos", with choreography by Jorge Amarante and music by Glover Gill, an American composer dedicated to Argentine Tango, with his group Glovertango. "Momentos" has been awarded as the best contemporary Theater-Dance play in 2003 by "Teatro XXI" magazine and selected to be presented at the IV Buenos Aires Tango World Championship.
The program will end with the Grand Pas of the third act of "Raymonda", with music by Alexander Glazunov and choreography by Marius Petipa. In the third act od this classical ballet, the wedding of the protagonist with Jean De Brienne takes place, performing Hungarian dances in their honor and the classic pas-de-deux by the protagonists. This brillant scene will be performed by Karina Olmedo (26-27) and Silvia Petrillo (28-29) as Raymonda, and Edgardo Trabalón (26-27) and Alejandro Parente (28-30) as Jean de Brienne.

Dates:
Friday, September 26, 2008. 8:30 PM
Saturday, September 27, 2008. 8:30 PM
Sunday, September 28, 2008. 5:00 PM
Tuesday, September 30, 2008. 8:30 PM
Location: Teatro Coliseo. Marcelo T. de Alvear 1125
Tickets: from AR$ 16 to AR$ 50, on sale at Teatro Colón ticket office, Tucumán 1171, from 9 am to 5 pm. On the day of the performances the remaining tickets will be on sale at Teatro Coliseo´s tickett office, Marcelo T. de Alvear 1125, from 5 pm, except on Sunday, from 2 pm.

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