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The Sarasota Ballet invites you to our Gala!

Sunday, 5 January 2020, 5:00 PM

Join The Sarasota Ballet Dancers & Staff for an evening unlike any other in honor of former Prima Ballerina of The Royal Ballet Margaret Barbieri, and the 50th Anniversary of her promotion to Principal Dancer by Dame Ninette de Valois & Director John Field. The 29th Season Gala will feature performances by Diana Vishneva, a Principal with Russia’s renowned Mariinsky Ballet; Marcelo Gomes, an International Guest Artist and former Principal with American Ballet Theatre; Misa Kuranaga, Principal with San Francisco Ballet and longtime Principal with Boston Ballet; Angelo Greco, Principal with San Francisco Ballet; and The Sarasota Ballet.

Performance-Only Tickets Available Now! Click here to purchase.  Limited seating for the Gala dinner event still available; for purchases, please contact Amy Hernden at 941.225.6519 or [email protected].

Featuring Performances By:

  • Diana Vishneva, a Principal with Russia’s renowned Mariinsky Ballet
  • Marcelo Gomes, an International Guest Artist and former Principal with American Ballet Theatre
  • Misa Kuranaga, Principal with San Francisco Ballet and longtime Principal with Boston Ballet
  • Angelo Greco, Principal with San Francisco Ballet
  • The Sarasota Ballet

 

Event Timeline:

4:00PM           Will-Call Ticket Pickup Begins

        Valet Available at the Sarasota Opera House (61 North Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236).

5:00PM           Performance begins promptly. Please be seated by 4:55PM.

6:30PM           Hors d’Oeuvres following performance, in an elegantly decorated tent in front of The Sarasota Opera House.

7:00PM           Dinner Begins, catered by Michael’s on East.

 

Full Performance List:

Stella Natalis (extracts)
Choreographed by Kate Honea
Performed by The Sarasota Ballet and Students of the Margaret Barbieri Conservatory

Concerto (pas de deux)
Choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan
Performed by Ellen Overstreet and Richard House

Manon (pas de deux)
Choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan
Performed by Diana Vishneva and Marcelo Gomes

Giselle Act II (pas de deux)
Production by Sir Peter Wright
Performed by Danielle Brown and Ricardo Rhodes

Don Quixote (solo)
Choreography after Marius Petipa
Performed by Yuki Nonaka

Méditation from Thaïs
Choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton
Performed by Katelyn May and Ricardo Graziano

La Sylphide (pas de deux)
Production by Peter Schaufuss
Performed by Kate Honea and Luke Schaufuss

Le Corsaire (pas de deux)
Choreography after Marius Petipa
Performed by Misa Kuranaga and Angelo Greco

Western Symphony (4th Movement & Finale)
Choreographed by George Balanchine
Performed by The Sarasota Ballet

 

Meal Choices:

  • Chateau of Beef with Chimichurri
  • Miso Glazed Sea Bass
  • Asparagus Crespelle

 

Price Levels:

$10,000     Premier Table Sponsor (10 tickets, best seating)

$5,000       Table Sponsor (8 tickets)

$750           Premier Gala Patron Individual Ticket (preferred individual seating)

$500          Gala Patron Ticket

$150           Sponsor a Dancer (Gala ticket not included)

 

Performance-Only Tickets Available Now! Click here to purchase.  Limited seating for the Gala dinner event still available; for purchases, please contact Amy Hernden at 941.225.6519 or [email protected].

 

We look forward to hosting you for this special evening celebrating The Sarasota Ballet’s 29th Anniversary Season.

Box Office: 941.359.0099
Phone: 941.359.0099
5555 North Tamiami Trail  Sarasota , FL  34243