SPAC 2017 classical performances

dance company Che Malambo

The Argentine dance and drum company Che Malambo will be at SPAC July 20.

Here's the overview schedule of the classical performances at SPAC this summer:

July 5-15: New York City Ballet

July 20: Che Malambo

August 2-19: The Philadelphia Orchestra

August 6-22: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Tickets go on sale to the general public February 21. (There's a member presale between now and then.)

And here are a few dates from the schedule that caught our eye while we were scanning it today...

July 6 and 8: NYC Ballet - All Balanchine
Including "Swan Lake."

July 8: NYC Ballet Gala
All Richard Rodgers music.

July 12 and 13: NYC Ballet - 21st Century Choreographers"
Including the SPAC premiere of the new work from Justin Peck and Sufjan Stevens.

July 20: Che Malambo
"[T]he powerhouse all-male Argentinian dance company CHE MALAMBO will make their SPAC debut, performing the traditional South American Malambo, dynamic blend of precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming and song."

August 4: Philadelphia Orchestra - Cirque de la Symphonie
"Russian musical history, ranging from the grandiose emotional expression of the 'Big Five' Russian romantics in St. Petersburg to the 20th-century masters Stravinsky and Shostakovich, will be embodied in the choreography of exceptional aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers, and strongmen from around the world."

August 5: Philadelphia Orchestra - E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Screening of the film with live score.

August 9: Philadelphia Orchestra - American Classics Day 1
Yo-Yo Ma playing Dvořák's Cello Concerto.

August 10: Philadelphia Orchestra - American Classics Day 2
All Gershwin.

August 12: Philadelphia Orchestra - Raiders of the Lost Ark
Screening of the film with live score.

August 16: Philadelphia Orchestra - Sophisticated Ladies
Feautring Broadway vocalists Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins, and N'Kenge.

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Earlier: Tanglewood 2017 season includes The Avett Brothers, Natalie Merchant, David Sedaris

photo via Che Malambo Facebook

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