Ballet Manila begins the year with a collaboration with South Korea's Yewon Dance Company in a show aptly titled DUO, featuring a repertoire of classical and contemporary pieces from the two groups.
Presented by the Manila Broadcasting Company, Aliw Theater, Ballet Manila and Star Theater, DUO will go on stage on January 26, Saturday, 5 p.m., at Aliw Theater and on January 27, Sunday, 5 p.m., at Star Theater. Both venues are located at the CCP Complex, Pasay City.
The Janurary 26 program opens with Prinsipe ng Mga Ibon, a piece from Ballet Manila's popular Tatlong Kuwento ni Lola Basyang. Yewon Dance Company, meanwhile, will present such numbers as: Hwansunmu, a traditional Korean fan dance; Tarantella; Let's Have Real Fun, a traditional Korean mask dance; and Sound of Excitement, a dance using the kyonggo or hand drum.
For the January 27 program, Ballet Manila will perform Reve and Le Corsaire Pas de Trois. In addition to all the numbers mentioned above, Yewon Dance Company will also stage variations from Coppelia, Paquita, Raymonda, Harlequinade and Esmeralda, and other pieces highlighting their skills in both classical and modern genres.
For ticket inquiries, please call
Ballet Manila at (63 2) 525-5967, (63 2) 400-0292
Ticketworld at (63 2) 891-9999.
Vicente Sotto cor. Magdalena Jalandoni Sts., CCP Complex
Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines
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