The Stone Flower by Ballet Florida

Eissey Campus Theater. Palm Beach Gardens, FL From May 4th through May 6th, 2007The Stone Flower, a full – length contemporary ballet set to Sergei Prokofiev’s brilliant score, draws on the rich heritage of Russian folklore to tell the tale of the young stonemason Danila, who must choose between his village sweetheart Katerina and a magical temptress. True love prevails in this timeless masterpiece with glorious music and expressive dance. The Stone Flower was created especially for Ballet Florida by Choreographer Thierry Malandian to be premiered at the International Dance Festival of 2001 in Biarritz, France and the US premiere in 2002 at The Kravis Center. In France, where ballet began centuries ago, reviews by the international press hailed The Stone Flower as a “new contemporary classic.” The standing ovations of international audiences proved it. For more information, please call: 1.800.540.0172

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