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UMS Concert Program, February 21, 1978: Eliot Feld Ballet --

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Concert: Eighteenth
Complete Series: 4109
Power Center For The Performing Arts Ann Arbor, Michigan

The University Musical Society
of Micbigan
Eliot Feld Ballet
Helen Douglas Mona Elgh Eliot Feld Michaela Hughes
Brian Jameson Kate Johnson Charles Kennedy Edmund LaFossk Barry Leon Remus Marcu Linda Miller
Gregory Mitchell George Montalbano Elizabeth Nesi Mary Randolph Christine Sarry Jeff Satinoff Gwynn Taylor
Peter Longiauu, Pianist John H. Paull III, Production Stage Manager Cora Cahan, Administrator
Tuesday Evening, February 21, 1978, at 8:00
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Choreography by Ei.iot Fei.d Setting and Costumes by Roubex TerArutunian
Music by George Gershwin Lighting by Thomas Skelton
Is it an earthquake or simply a shock
Is it the good turtle soup or merely the mock!
It is a cocktail this feeling of joy
or is what I feel the Real McCoy
Have I the right hunch or have I the wrong
Will it be Bach I shall hear or just a Cole Porter song
At Long Last Love by Cole Porter, 1938 Copyright by Chappel & Co., Inc., N.Y.C.
Eliot Feld Michael Hughes
Charles Kennedy, Gregory Mitchell, George Montalbano, Jeff Satinoff, Brian Jameson
Eighteenth Program Seventh Annual Choice Scries, Power Center Complete Programs 4109
Some dance with the heart, others with the heels.
Choreography by Eliot Feld Music by Frederick Chopin
Costumes by RoUBEN TkrArutunian Lighting by Thomas Skklton
This description of the Mazurka is found in Dr. E. W. Shallenberg's book, Frederic Chopin:
It began with a procession in which the dancers made gliding passes and stamped their feet. In the second stage it broke up into pairs and solo dances; these dances were of prime importance for here the perjormers were on their mettle and here the innumer?able small dreams were enacted which delighted Chopin--"Ou Vamoiir se mcle aux douleurs dc la patrie" ("Where love and the melancholy of the land meet"). These dances lasted an hour or more before reformed at the end.
Christine Sarky Michaela Hughes Hklen Douglas Linda Miller Gregory Mitchell Edmund LaFosse George Montalbano Remus Marcu
Peter Longiaru, Piano Soloist
Choreography by Eliot Ff.ld Music by Dowland, Morlev, Xeusidler and anonymous composers
Arranged and Conducted by Michael Jaffee Lighting by Thomas Skelton Costumes executed by Milo Morrow and Gary Jones
Michael Hughes Linda Miller Elizabeth Nesi Mary Randolph
Gwynn Taylor Mona Elgh
Brian Jameson Charles Kennedy Finn i I.aI nssi Remus Marcu
Jeff Satinoff Barry Leon
About the Company
Organized in 1973, the Kliot Feld Ballet serves as the resident dance company of the New York Shakespeare Festival, and toured Mexico, Central and South America as the United States' official cultural presentation in Latin America during the Bicentennial year. It has also performed for network television in the "Live at Wolf Trap" series, and in the Public Broadcasting Service project, "Dance for Camera." The company's studio and headquarters are located on lower Broadway in New York City, as is its New Ballet School, where free classes will be offered to New York City school children.
Acclaimed as "the most talented classic choreographer of his generation anywhere in the world," Eliot Feld is a native of Brooklyn who joined the Broadway cast of West Side Story at age sixteen and appeared as BabyJohn in the film version. He danced on the Gary Moore and F.d Sullivan television shows, and appeared on Broad?way in Can Get It For You Wholesale and Fiddler on the Roof. A former member of the American Ballet Theater and the American Ballet Company, he has chore?ographed twentyfive ballets since 1967 for companies such as the Royal Danish Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet, the National Ballet of Canada, the Royal Swedish Ballet, and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
The Eliot Feld Ballet's visit to Ann Arbor this week comprises a halfweek dance residency including three concert performances and a master class in the University Dance Department, with support from the Xational Endowment for lite Arts and the Michigan Council for the Arts.
The activties of the Eliot Feld Ballet have been made possible in part by The Rockefeller Foundation, The Shuberi Foundation, The Mellon Foundation, and with public funds from the iiew York State Council on the. Arts and the Xational Endowment for the Arts.
This is an Encore Company Club nibi
Encore is the membership organization of the Musical Society. Members of the new Company Club are communityoriented businesses whose generous support helps bridge the gap between ticket revenue and the everincreasing cost of presenting the performing arts. Ten performances are designated this season to honor them and their employees.
Tonight we especially recognize the newest member of Encore. Company Club:
F. Jos. Lamb Company of Warren, Michigan
Philippe Entremont, Pianist
(replacing Lazar Berman, originally scheduled last November) Saturday, April 1, at 8:30 in Hill Auditorium
Bach: Partita No. 1 in Bflat major Beethoven: Sonata in D major, Op. 28 ("Pastorale") Chopin: Nocturne in Dflat, Op. 27, No. 2: Scherzo No. 2 Ravel: Sonatine: Gaspare! de la nuit
All tickets for the Berman recital will be honored on April 1; additional tickets are available from S4 to $10.
Eliot Feld Ballet.........Wednesday, February 22
Choreographed by Feld: Harbinger (Prokofiev); Santa Fe Saga (Gould) ; The Consort (Dowland and anonymous composers) ; A Footstep of Air (Beethoven).
Carlos Montoya, Guitarist.......Thursday, February 23
Aleksander Slobodyanik, Pianist......Saturday, February 25
Thovil, Sri Lanka..........Wednesday, March 1
Baltimore Symphony OrchestraComissiona .... Sunday, March 19
Nikolais Dance Theatre........Tuesday & Wednesday
March 21 & 22
KyungWha Chung, Violinist.......Thursday, March 23
Orpheus Chamber EnsembleFestival Chorus . . . Saturday, March 25 Qawwali Music from Pakistan.......Tuesday, March 28
(replacing Okinawan Dancers).
Philippe Entremont, Pianist........Saturday, April 1
Amadeus String Quartet.........Thursday, April 6
Bavarian Symphony OrchestraKubelik.....Saturday, April 8
Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major
May Festival.............April 2730
(Series tickets no longer available because of unprecedented early sales.)
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