The ink is not yet dry on Cristina Spinei’s music for Nashville Ballet’s Attitude: Other Voices performance in mid-February. Spinei’s trademark loops weave a rhythmically complex soundtrack for choreography by Matthew Neenan.
Each day on 91Classical, amid the variety of the day’s playlist, we offer a handful of featured selections at set times:
Dancer Kayla Rowser, a performer with Nashville Ballet since 2007, announced today that she will retire at the end of the 2019-2020 performance season.
On the heels of their groundbreaking production of Lucy Negro, Redux, Nashville Ballet has announced their upcoming season. Once again, the company seeks to showcase its range, mixing classic offerings—including Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet and the annual favorite Nashville’s Nutcracker— with the envelope-pushing work that has become a Nashville Ballet hallmark over the years. […]
Listen / A new work set to premiere at Nashville Ballet this week tells the story of Black Luce, also known as Lucy Negro — a known brothel owner in Elizabethan England thought to be the lover of William Shakespeare. And the three women at the center of the ballet say her character feels personal.