Attended by their single partner, five ballerinas move together in a whirl of perpetual motion to Mikhail Glinka’s waltzing rhythms. The 1967 rendering was originally presented as the second section of Glinkiana, which was choreographed to four different compositions by the composer.
This burgeoning young choreographer is currently an artist with Boston Ballet. During his time at Juilliard, his work was chosen for the prestigious Choreographic Honors program three years running, and he was awarded the Héctor Zaraspe Prize for Choreography in 2018.
Ballet Idaho’s trainee program director, Haskins returns to inspire Jacobs dancers with her accomplished leadership and empowering passion. She recently was a winner of Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Choreography XX competition and received
New York Choreographic Institute’s Commission Initiative.
ANGELS IN THE ARCHITECTURE
At the same time Godden became captivated by the beauty and simplicity of Shaker life, he was also drawn to Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. The most popular section of this composition is based on the Shaker melody “Simple Gifts,” also known today as “Lord of the Dance.”