Carolina Ballet’s Nov. 21-24 Tribute to the Masters Is a Nod to Greatness

The Carolina Ballet will present The Nutcracker on Dec. 7th and 8th in UNC-Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall, on Dec. 14th and 15th at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and on Dec. 18-23 and 27-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Though we all would name different people when asked who “the masters” might be, one thing is for sure: the Carolina Ballet celebrated the best of the best with A Tribute to the Masters, last night’s tribute to the music of Beethoven and Grieg. But those internationally famous composers are not the only masters in… Continue reading Carolina Ballet’s Nov. 21-24 Tribute to the Masters Is a Nod to Greatness

Carolina Ballet’s Sept. 15-Oct. 2 Performance of La Mer Includes Three World Premieres

Claude Debussy's La Mer is a world premiere by Zalman Raffael (photo by Chris Walt)

Opening night for the ballet means you’re in for a treat, and Robert Weiss’ phenomenal Carolina Ballet didn’t disappoint on Sept. 15th, with the world premiere of choreographer Zalman Raffael’s La Mer. The lovely principal ballerina Lara O’Brien welcomed the audience with the reminder that the Carolina Ballet creates more original ballets each year than… Continue reading Carolina Ballet’s Sept. 15-Oct. 2 Performance of La Mer Includes Three World Premieres