Carolina Ballet’s “Swan Lake” Was Stunning at the Durham Performing Arts Center on May 2nd and 3rd

Everyone knows what to expect from Swan Lake. After all, it’s a classic ballet, composed by the master composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-93) in the Victorian age (1876). Everyone who has ever taken a ballet class longs to be either the white swan or the black swan. The Carolina Ballet knew that they had an immense… Continue reading Carolina Ballet’s “Swan Lake” Was Stunning at the Durham Performing Arts Center on May 2nd and 3rd

Every Aspect of Carolina Ballet’s Production of Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” Is a Delight

Carolina Ballet is closing its 2013-14 season with its production of Sleeping Beauty, presented in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium with live accompaniment by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. Every aspect of the production was a delight, from the performances to the luscious costumes to Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score. Carolina Ballet artistic director Robert Weiss, although adding… Continue reading Every Aspect of Carolina Ballet’s Production of Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” Is a Delight

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle offers art and intrigue

Some art comes to you, speaks to you where you are, and seems to relate to particular aspects of your life.  Other art draws you away, lifts you and allows you to forget the particular aspects of your life.  Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle’s performance of “The Genius and His Foe” Sunday at Carolina Theater… Continue reading Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle offers art and intrigue