Yamato – The Drummers of Japan - 02/08/18
Yamato was founded in Japan’s Nara Prefecture in 1993. The troupe has given over 2,500 performances in 51 countries. Every year, Yamato tours the world, creating and presenting original Yamato compositions. As a result of this relentless schedule, pursued for more than 10 years, audiences around the world await Yamato’s arrival every year in growing numbers, sustaining and encouraging the troupe’s efforts more than words can express. For the players of Yamato, every encounter with their listeners is a unique and precious experience.
The Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra - 03/08/18
Established in 1491, the Staatskapelle Weimar is one of the oldest, most illustrious orchestras in the world. Its history is closely associated with some of the world’s best-known musicians and works including Johan Hummel, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss and many others. This orchestra has never previously toured in North America.
Moscow Festival Ballet - 05/06/18
Sergei Radchenko, legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, founded the Moscow Festival Ballet in 1989. He sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet. Leading dancers from across Russia, under Radchenko’s direction, have forged an exciting new company staging new productions of timeless classics.