VIDEO: Which Temperament Are You?
November 4th, 2015
Which Temperament Are You?
Inspired by the ancient belief in the four psychological humors which, in varying levels, determine a person’s temperament, George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments was the first of the master’s sparse, “black and white ballets,” and was quickly recognized as a pivotal work when it premiered in 1946.
Educator Roberto Trostli spoke to our dancers, describing how each temperament manifests itself in our personalities. From the “Choleric” to the “Phelgmatic”, and from the “Melancholic” to the “Sanguinic”, which one might you be?
WATCH Mr. Trostli’s discussion of the “Choleric” and “Phelgmatic” temperaments, and check our website in the coming days to learn more about the remaining two.
Choreography by Stoner Winslett | Variations the Theme from Paganini’s 24th Caprice for Violin by Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Blacher, and Romeo
THE FOUR TEMPERAMENTS
Choreography by George Balanchine | Music by Paul Hindemith
Saturday, November 7, 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 8, 2:00 pm
Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre | 600 E. Grace Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219
Tickets start at $20.00. Tickets available at eTIX.com, by calling 1.800.514.3849, or through the Richmond Ballet Box Office at 407 E. Canal Street.
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