Season Event

Shanghai Ballet: La Sylphide

  • November 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Concert Hall

Bringing its gifted dancers from the Far East to Northern Virginia, this dazzling ensemble will spellbind audiences with its production of La Sylphide. This gripping ballet tells the tale of a young man who loses his heart on his wedding day to a beautiful and mysterious spirit. He leaves his betrothed at the altar to pursue this celestial being, only to encounter tragedy and heartbreak. The talented corps of dancers, filled with both celebrated veterans and rising stars, has presented masterful interpretations of classical Chinese and Western ballets for more than 30 years. Don’t miss the transcendent beauty of this profound and heartrending ballet telling the story of the human heart’s unending search for true love.

$56, $48, $28

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