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The Australian Ballet
David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET 50th ANNIVERSARY NEW YORK SEASON
First NY Performances in 13 Features Four North American Premieres June 12 – 17, 2012 at Lincoln CenterThe Australian Ballet, celebrating its 50th-anniversary, will present two programs featuring four North American premieres at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, June 12 – 17, 2012. The company will return to NYC after more than a decade-long absence as part of its celebration. Both programs will be led by Music Director and Chief Conductor of The Australian Ballet, Nicolette Fraillon, with live orchestra
The engagement opens on June 12 and 13 with Infinity, an all-Australian triple bill. First up is Luminous, a multimedia retrospective coupled with a diverse selection of pas de deux that will showcase the company’s rich history, followed by Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1929 (created on The Australian Ballet’s dancers in 2009). The final piece, Warumuk – in the dark night, is a new work in collaboration with Indigenous dance company Bangarra Dance Theatre, choreographed by Bangarra’s artistic director Stephen Page and featuring a mix of dancers from The Australian Ballet and Bangarra Dance Theatre.
Program II, on June 15, 16 and 17, features the North American premiere of Graeme Murphy’s critically acclaimed Swan Lake, A perfect illustration of the company’s innovative and dynamic style.
Swan Lake has won more than ten major awards and sold out theatres at home and around the world.