Angel Corella's

The Sleeping Beauty

A dreadful curse befalls a beautiful princess in one of the most celebrated works in the ballet repertory, The Sleeping Beauty

Set to a gloriously grandiose score by Tchaikovsky with choreography by Artistic Director Angel Corella, this production is a testament to the enduring brilliance of classical ballet.

Be transported to a magical kingdom through a spellbinding tale filled with fantastical fairies and ravishing romance, ornate costumes and exquisite sets, and be inspired by the remedy that cures all things—a true love’s kiss.

Performances By Date

Mar 2-12, 2023

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Choreographer

Angel Corella

Angel Corella is regarded as one of the finest dancers of his generation. His talent, passion, and technique have brought him worldwide acclaim and established him as one of the most recognizable names in dance. Angel was appointed Artistic Director of Philadelphia Ballet, formerly Pennsylvania Ballet, beginning with the 2014/2015 season.

Composer

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky constitutes one of the pillars of the orchestral repertoire and the very foundation of classical ballet.  Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable melodies, inventive harmonies, and ground-breaking orchestrations make his music both loveable and eternal.  Ballet audiences are fortunate to hear not only the works he intended for dance, such as Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, but also a wide variety of orchestral pieces that have been choreographed by great dance-makers, such as George Balanchine.

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