IOL Lifestyle and Artscape are giving away tickets to see Amaranth at Artscape on Thursday 4 July starting at 7.30pm.
Amaranth is an exciting programme of neo-classical and contemporary classical masterpieces with George Balanchine’s Serenade, Frank Staff‘s Transfigured Night and Christopher L Huggins’ Enemy Behind the Gates.
Set to Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 48. with four movements; Sonatina, Waltz, Russian Dance and Elegy, neo-classical Serenade is one of Balanchine’s most beautiful ballets and a milestone in the history of dance as the first original ballet he created in America.
It remains a signature work of the New York City Ballet’s repertory and is staged for CTCB by Rebecca Metzger.
Honouring South African heritage as part of the programme, CTCB presents Frank Staff‘sTransfigured Night staged by doyenne Veronica Paeper.