Even the hippest of us can succumb to a deep longing for harmony, lush orchestration, and magic.
Boston Ballet’s reconstructed versions of Yakobson’s Pas de Quatre and four Choreographic Miniatures were a revelation.
If you know Swan Lake, there will be few structural surprises. Girl turned into swan, prince falls in love, prince gets fooled, they both feel really terrible, and die.
To his credit, Boston Ballet’s artistic director Mikko Nissinen is looking far and wide for ways to expand the company’s repertory.