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Miami City Ballet

with the Naples Philharmonic

Hayes Hall

Miami City Ballet
© Alberto Oviedo
Miami City Ballet
© Alberto Oviedo
Miami City Ballet
© Alberto Oviedo
Hayes Hall 8:00pm
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Miami City Ballet

with the Naples Philharmonic


Lourdes Lopez, artistic director
Gary Sheldon, conductor

Balanchine’s Jewels
Fauré/Balanchine — Emeralds
Stravinsky/Balanchine — Rubies
Tchaikovsky/Balanchine — Diamonds


Prelude at 7pm

Miami City Ballet performs Balanchine’s 50-year-old masterpiece, Jewels, a glamorous triptych of ballet. From Emeralds’ lush lyricism to Rubies’ searing jazz and Diamonds’ grandeur, Miami City Ballet and the Naples Philharmonic present an evening of beautiful dance and music.

Miami City Ballet

Miami City Ballet


Led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet is the eigth largest ballet company in the United States and among its most respected. The resident ballet company of Artis—Naples, the company also maintains homes in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.

Considered one of the world's foremost Balanchine interpreters, the company's repertoire currently includes 98 ballets, including Balanchine's Prodigal Son, Apollo, Agon, The Four Temperaments and the full-length Jewels. In addition, the company has invested in the work of such contemporary choreographers as Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Jerome Robbins, Christopher Wheeldon and Trey McIntyre, and performs works from the classical canon, including Giselle, Don Quixote and Romeo and Juliet.

The dancers of the Miami City Ballet are an international mix, coming from New York City Ballet, National Ballet of Caracas, National Ballet of Cuba and American Ballet Theatre, among others. In addition to its performing and touring schedule, the company also manages the Miami City Ballet School, which trains students for a professional career in dance.

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