Program Three: Firebird
Feb 14 – Mar 1, 2020
A trio of thrilling, inventive ballets featuring iconic music, each one radiating super-human charisma and adventure.
Don’t miss the premiere of Firebird, a spellbinding new production of the beloved fairy tale. Be seduced by the elegance of Nine Sinatra Songs, as swirling couples dance to Frank Sinatra’s hits. In the irrepressible Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes 15 male dancers and one female dancer enhance Aaron Copland’s beloved American score with an infectious sense of play and joy.
Balanchine, Robbins / Stravinsky
Welcome to the fantastical world of Firebird.
Be the first to experience the premiere of Miami City Ballet’s Firebird, a thrilling new production of a beloved classic. Inspired by Russian folklore, this unique vision reveals all the drama and magic at the heart of one of the world’s greatest fairy tales.
While out hunting, Prince Ivan strays into a mystical realm where the Firebird dwells. Deep in the forest, he encounters a princess and they fall in love. But, mighty forces block their romantic dreams – Ivan’s true love is held in captivity by the evil sorcerer Kastchei. To free her, Ivan must battle Kastchei and his mythical monsters. He calls upon the enchanted Firebird, the only one who has the power to defeat this dark magic…
The magnificent Miami City Ballet dancers, Stravinsky’s sublime score and vivid new costume and projection designs combine to create an exhilarating adventure. This is not a Firebird you’ve seen before, and it won’t be one you’ll soon forget.
See you in the forest.
“Compelling and mysterious… a masterpiece of musical narration.” New York Times
George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Nine Sinatra Songs
Tharp / Sinatra
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes*
Peck / Copland
Select your preferred date below to see available seats. Tickets start from $30.
MIAMI ARSHT CENTER
Approx. 2hr 20min including 2 intermissions
Free Downloadable Firebird Story
The perfect way to share the story, introduce the characters and capture the imagination of the whole family before you see the show. Download pdf here.
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