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Palais Garnier - from 06 February to 10 March 2023
1h45 with 1 interval
Pre‑opening for the young : 6 Feb. 2023
Opening night : 8 fév. 2023
In few words:
Created in 1970 by the New York City Ballet, Who cares? is a suite of dances to songs by George and Ira Gershwin – including the “classic” that gives the piece its name and I Got Rhythm – against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline. Who cares? combines an ensemble of dancers in various formations, followed by four soloists. All come together in a playful finale in which Balanchine wanted to show the ’musical genius and melodic beauty of Gershwin’s compositions through classical dance’. of Gershwin’s compositions through classical dance’. A tribute to the grandeur of Imperial Russia, Ballet Impérial was created in 1941 by the American Ballet Caravan to Tchaikovsky’s Second Piano Concerto. A work in which George Balanchine brilliantly celebrates the technical virtuosity of academic ballet in the style of Petipa – his “spiritual father” – and the great St Petersburg tradition.
- First part 40 mn
- Intermission 20 mn
- Second part 45 mn
Choreographer: George Balanchine
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The American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet
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Free cloakrooms are at your disposal. For safety reasons, the Opera does not accept scooters, rollerblades, skateboards, electric scooters or bulky luggage. The cloakrooms are closed during the day.
Bars offering drinks and light refreshments are available in the public areas, 45 minutes before each performance and during intervals. To avoid queuing during the interval you can place your order as soon as you arrive at the theatre.
€10 for seats with a limited view of the stage and special reduced rates for young people under the age of 28, unemployed and seniors over 65 are available.
You can park your car at the Q-Park Edouard VII. It is located at Rue Bruno Coquatrix 75009 Paris (in front of 23 Rue de Caumartin).
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