BACK ON STAGE

AT ARTSCAPE

10,11,12 December 2020

The Cape Town City Ballet in collaboration with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Brandon Phillips are proud to be BACK ON STAGE at Artscape!

Presenting two works; Serenade, Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust, and Moon Behind the Clouds, a suite of works made during the time of Covid-19, by seven South African choreographers, including Veronica Paeper. Laced together through the timeless text of Max Ehrmann’s Desiderata this emotive and inspirational suite will be narrated by Marcel Meyer. The CTPO accompanies the CTCB in the renowned works of Tchaikovsky, Massenet, Barber, Satie, Delibes and Mahler.

A celebration of the power of live performance dedicated to the memory of David Bloomberg, tireless philanthropist and supporter of the arts!

BACK ON STAGE

AT ARTSCAPE

10,11,12 December 2020

The Cape Town City Ballet in collaboration with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Brandon Phillips are proud to be BACK ON STAGE at Artscape!

Presenting two works; Serenade, Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust, and Moon Behind the Clouds, a suite of works made during the time of Covid-19, by seven South African choreographers, including Veronica Paeper. Laced together through the timeless text of Max Ehrmann’s Desiderata this emotive and inspirational suite will be narrated by Marcel Meyer. The CTPO accompanies the CTCB in the renowned works of Tchaikovsky, Massenet, Barber, Satie, Delibes and Mahler.

A celebration of the power of live performance dedicated to the memory of David Bloomberg, tireless philanthropist and supporter of the arts!

CTCB CLASSICS: OUR FIRST IN-HOUSE BALLET PERFORMANCES, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

It is our great pleasure to announce that we will be presenting our first in-house ballet performances, open to the public, in our studios including a selection of extracts from Sleeping Beauty, Carmen and Swan Lake.

WHEN: Wed 25 Nov at 19:00, Thurs 26 Nov at 16:00 and 19:00, Fri 27 Nov at 19:00, Sat 28 Nov at 15:00 for 45 mins
VENUE: CTCB Studios, Rondebosch Sports and Recreation Centre, Cnr Erin and Lower Burg Rds

Tickets R100, available via Quicket here

NB! Covid-19 check-in open from 18:30. Performances will be subject to observance of Covid-19 protocols, including possible postponement or cancellation of performances in the case of there being a risk of exposure.

INVEST IN CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET

Covid-19 has presented a time of unprecedented challenges for the arts worldwide, including the complete loss of box office income for Cape Town City Ballet of its entire 2020 programme. We are determined to continue inspiring both loyal and new audiences, as well as nurturing rising talent.

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Trailer: Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater

This collaboration between Cape Town Opera, Camerata Tinta Barocca and Cape Town City Ballet provides an emotional and artistic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, conceptualised specifically for filming and digital dissemination. Bookings open!

BOOK HERE: tickets.computicket.com 

Trailer: Norval Foundation collab

In a world first, a captivating new short dance film created by Cape Town City Ballet and Norval Foundation honours the work of internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge. 

In an imaginative marrying of ballet and sculpture, the online film is inspired by and set against a stage of Kentridge’s Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture exhibition. Full press release here>

Trailer: I do wander everywhere Film

In celebration of Garden Day on the 11 October, the dancers of Cape Town City Ballet bring imagination to life in the beautiful setting of The Norval Foundation’s Sculpture garden with wearable paintings by Gabrielle Kruger, courtesy of SMAC.

View this short, mythical film for free on artsfundi.com and support other artistic collaborations on the site. View full trailer here>

DEAR SPONSORS: WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMITMENT

Your membership funding is invaluable to us in achieving our goals:
To delight anew our loyal supporters To inspire new audiences to love ballet To nurture and grow our young talent


         

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