Explosive energy. High attitude. Cool sexuality. This mixed rep has it all- and then some. The Four Temperaments was a milestone for George Balanchine, introducing the spare classicism he would employ throughout his career. His choreographic influence is evident in the works that follow. William Forsythe's In the middle, somewhat elevated is an in-your-face dance.
Jiri Kylián's Petite Mort is filled with eroticism and his delightfully comic Sechs Tanze (Six Dances) provides levity. From three of the most influential dance makers of the last hundred years comes a truly masterful program.