Marigny Opera Ballet – Program 2: Pierrot Lunaire, Querelle, Gottschalk Suite
Marigny Opera Ballet’s Program II will feature the premieres of three works:
1. Gottschalk Suite – A celebration of the piano music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1889) the internationally acclaimed composer who was born and raised just blocks from the Marigny Opera House. Choreography: Derwin May, Jr.; Pianist: Katalin Lukacs.
2. Pierrot Lunaire – A new ballet by Rebecca Allen to the avant-garde masterpiece of Arnold Schoenberg from 1912. Sung by acclaimed Mezzo Soprano Phyllis Treigle, and accompanied by the New Resonance Chamber Ensemble, Francis Scully, Conductor.
3. Querelle – Based on the incendiary 1947 novel by Jean Genet, Querelle depicts the life of a bisexual, drug-dealing sailor in the French port of Brest. Choreography: Diogo de Lima, Music: Byron Asher. NOTE: THIS BALLET CONTAINS ADULT MATERIAL NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18.