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Richmond Ballet II – 2014 Tour Dates

April 7th, 2014

RICHMOND BALLET II BEGINS 2nd REGIONAL TOUR

Second Company to Perform Classical and Contemporary Works across the Commonwealth

 RBII Bow Out

Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet II (RBII), the second company for Richmond Ballet, will kick start its second regional tour beginning in April of 2014. This season’s tour will see four return engagements, as well as a new tour stop in Richlands, Virginia, as the company plans to perform at the Festival of the Arts, hosted by Southwest Virginia Community College.

 

The company, comprised of 10 dancers who have gathered from across the globe, is set to bring a mixed repertory program to various cities across Virginia. The program will feature the work of contemporary ballet choreographers Val Caniparoli and George Lyssenko, excerpts from the classical and elegantly exotic Raymonda as well as work from Richmond Ballet’s own Ballet master, Malcolm Burn. Both the excerpts from Raymonda as well as Lyssenko’s choreography for Prayer were set by former Richmond Ballet dancer and current Richmond Ballet II director, Igor Antonov.

 

TOUR CONTACT: Sarah Ferguson, 804.344.0906 x239, sferguson@richmondballet.com .

 

 

2014 Tour Program:

Bow Out  |  Choreography by Val Caniparoli  |  Music by David Bedford and Roy Powell

Excerpts from Raymonda, ACT III  |  Choreography by Frederic Franklin |  Music by Alexander Glazunov

Prayer  |  Choreography by George Lyssenko  |  Music: Traditional Synagogue Music

Pas de Deux from Cinderella  |  Choreography by Malcolm Burn  |  Music by Sergei Prokofiev

 

April 4th, 2014: Lawrenceville, Virginia  |  Brunswick High School

7:00pm, Performance

Art Bank

 

April 6th, 2014: Fairfax, Virginia  |  Jewish Community Center of NOVA

10:00am, Master Class

7:00pm, Performance

 

April 13th, 2014: Wise, Virginia  |  Pro Art Association

4:00pm, Performance

 

Festival of the Arts

April 24th, 2014: Richlands, Virginia  |   SWCC King Community Center, Southwest Virginia Community College

4:45pm, Master Class

7:30pm, Performance

 

 

Photo: Sabrina Holland and Ira White in Bow Out. Photo by Sarah Ferguson.