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Ballet

A Garden

Premiere

February 23, 2001

San Francisco Ballet - War Memorial Opera House

San Francisco, California United States

Choreography
Mark Morris
Music
Richard Strauss - Tanzsuite for Orchesta - after keyboard pieces by Francois Couperin
Lighting Design
Michael Chybowski
Instrumentation
piano
Number of Dancers
12

Press Quotes

"...the most memorable things about A Garden are its loveliness and sincerity, its joyful musicality and its deep humanism.”

Anita Amirrezvani

- Jose Mercury News

“This is dance at its most eloquent, a pastoral poem written in bodies and space.”

Judith Mackrell

- The Guardian Unlimited

Details

A Garden has also been performed by Ballet British Columbia and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
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