“Working with Iain Webb and The Sarasota Ballet, and having the privilege of discovering and uncovering the beauty of this company with my artistic vision has been truly special. Having the opportunity to delve into this artistic exploration with artists I respect and admire is valuable and together we hope our audiences will be inspired.”
Choreographer of Shades of Spring
Also on the program is a world premiere by company dancer Arcadian Broad titled Frequency Hurtz accompanied by a newly composed musical score centered around the Solfeggio frequencies and co-written by Jeremy Studinski and Broad himself. The work is “an exploration of how several factors such as age, genetics, and environment affect an individual’s auditory and visual realities”.
Façade, a Sir Frederick Ashton favorite, closes. Based on a collection of poems by Edith Sitwell with music composed by Sir William Walton, Sarasota Ballet has been performing this one-act ballet since 2008. Vignettes that portray popular styles of dance and music such as scotch rhapsody, jodelling song, polka, valse, tango, country dance, and foxtrot have been entertaining audiences since 1931.