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Alonzo King LIN ES Ballet: Jason Moran The MOROCCAN Project
Date Friday October 23
Time 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Novellus Theater
700 Howard Street at Third Street, San Francisco
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/AuthorMadeline Hollander
Alonzo King LIN ES Ballet
Jason Moran
A Meet the Composer Commissioning Music/USA commission and
The MOROCCAN Project
October 23 - November 1, 2009
The program features a world premiere with original music by visionary
jazz pianist Jason Moran. Moran has performed alongside some of
today’s jazz greats including Ravi Coltrane and Cassandra Wilson and
has been commissioned for numerous projects including Jazz at Lincoln
Center. He will perform live during opening weekend.
This season also features the return of The MOROCCAN Project with live
music for all performances. The vibrant drumming of Gnawa ceremonies
sets a backdrop for the haunting strains of oud and violin.
Fall Performances: S pecial Events:
Fri, October 23, 6 pm Pre-performance champagne reception
7 pm Performance
Sat, October 24, 8 pm
Sun, October 25, 5 pm Post-performance talk with Jason Moran
Wed, October 28, 8 pm Post-performance talk with Alonzo King
Thu, October 29, 8 pm Post-performance talk with Alonzo King
Fri, October 30, 8 pm Post-performance talk with dancers
Sat, October 31, 8 pm
Sun, November 1, 5 pm
Fall Ticket Prices:
Live opening night: $85, $100 (including champagne reception)
Live opening weekend: $25, $37, $55, $70
All other performances: $15*, $25, $35, $50, $65
For tickets:
Linesballet.org
Yerba Buena Box Office: 415-978-2787
20% discount for groups of 12 or more purchasing for the same date (excluding
10/23 & 10/24).
*Limited individual student tickets available for Wednesday, October 28 and
Thursday October 29 performances. $15 upper terrace section only. Student
identification required. Call box office for details.
Opening Night Celebration Dinner
Following a pre-show champagne reception and the opening night
performance (included in package price), take a short walk to the newly
refurbished Contemporary Jewish Museum. Fine wines, cocktails,
exquisite food and a special guest will await you at your table. Also
included will be a fantastic live and silent auction with tempting one-of-a
kind vacations, spa days and restaurant certificates.
Limited ticket availability. Call 415.863.3040 x250 for more information or
to purchase an Opening Night Dinner Package.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Novellus Theater
700 Howard Street at Third Street, San Francisco
For more information, please visit us at http://www.linesballet.org.
Added to the calendar on Thursday Sep 10th, 2009 1:39 PM
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