April 4; May 16-23 8pm
Ballets Russes Centenary Celebrations
April 4 - New England String Ensemble
May 16 - 23 - Festival
The Ballets Russes 2009 festival, based in Boston, has released its event calendar for the week of May 16th - May 23rd, 2009. Over the course of this week, the festival will bring together leading artists, audiences and cultural institutions from Russia and New England. The programming includes dance and musical performance, exhibitions, films, an academic conference, street fair and procession, and other activities, all of which celebrated Russian culture in the West in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Ballets Russes. Under the leadership of the impresario Serge Diaghilev, this extraordinary performing company revolutionized dance, music, painting, and design between 1909 and 1929. You are invited to view the festival calendar on the Ballets Russes 2009 website: www.ballets-russes.com/calendar.html
Tickets for many of the events will be made available online for purchase directly from Ballets Russes 2009 in the coming weeks. Please consult the website on a regular basis as we post new and additional information about the festival events. You can also stay informed by signing up for our newsletter.
On Saturday April 4th 2009, Ballets Russes 2009 in collaboration with the New England String Ensemble will present an exciting re-festival concert of Russian music related to the Ballets Russes.
The Ballets Russes at 100: Music by Russian Composers
New England String Ensemble
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 8:00 PM
New England Conservatory, Boston
Tickets to the concert can be purchased directly from Ballets Russes 2009 online or by mail. More information will be available at www.ballets-russes.com/event.html starting on March 8th, or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
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