Ballet's poetic movements are pages of a story gracefully unfolding onstage. It tells of love, loss, and passion. Miami City Ballet, one of the largest companies in the nation, invites you to indulge in the troupes art. Program II features the premiere of Liturgy by the acclaimed resident choreographer of New York City Ballet, Christopher Wheeldon. Liturgy is an almost ritualistic pas de deux set to the haunting music of Arvo Pärt. The performance also includes a company premiere of one of Twyla Tharp's most popular works, In the Upper Room; George Balanchine's Agon; and Jerome Robbins's Afternoon of a Faun. Performances take place at the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts tonight and Saturday at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Jan. 12-14, 8 p.m.