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Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty

Presented by City Ballet of Boston and Cambridge Symphony Orchestra at Online/Virtual Space

May 23 2021
Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty

Music Director Cynthia Woods will lead the CSO in a very special live stream production of Tchaikovsky’s ballet, Sleeping Beauty, on Sunday, May 23 at 4 pm. 

Inspired by the plot of Charles Perrault's fairy tale, Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty is a magical story in music and dance first performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg in 1890. Tchaikovsky's gorgeous music is fully on display in this score, with a wealth of melodies, great rhythmic vitality, charming character dance pieces, and rich orchestration.

Tchaikovsky was supremely satisfied with his enchanting achievement, writing that "the music from this ballet will be amongst my best

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