Shows in Montreal

Leonce and Lena

September 18-27, 2014

Christian Spuck’s fifth full-length ballet was inspired by the comic political satire Leonce and Lena (1838) by Georg Büchner, author of Woyzeck. It premiered at the Aalto Ballett Theatre in Essen, Germany, in April 2008. Prince Leonce of the... Read more

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Paquita

October 16-19, 2014

Joseph Masilier’s Paquita enchanted Théophile Gautier when it was first performed at the Paris Opera in 1846. Carlotta Grisi was one of its principal perfomers and Marius Petipa took the ballet abroad as far as Russia where, in 1882, he created a new... Read more

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The Nutcracker

December 11-30, 2014

On Christmas Eve, the entire family gathers to celebrate at the home of little Clara. Her godfather, Dr.Drosselmeyer, gives her a beautiful wooden nutcracker, which her brother Fritz breaks in a fit of jealousy. Fortunately, her godfather, who is also a

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The Little Prince

March 19-28, 2015

“The Little Prince is like the Bible – it’s a classic that will be with us forever,” says Gradimir Pankov, Artistic Director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. Mr. Pankov commissioned Dutch choreographer Didy Veldman to create a new... Read more

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Anna Karenina

April 16-18, 2015

Eifman’s Anna Karenina is a story of passion, rejection and self-destruction, a work of raw emotions. Having cut out the counterplot lines of Leo Tolstoy’s novel, choreographer Boris Eifman focuses on the Anna-Karenin-Vronsky love triangle. The... Read more

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Death and the Maiden

May 14-23, 2015

Inspired by the eponymous score by Franz Schubert, this creation is rooted in Greek mythology : the abduction of Kore, the daughter of Demeter, goddess of the harvest, by the God of Hell, Death. This myth, a veritable analogy of the cycle of seasons,... Read more

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