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The Suzanne Farrell Ballet (The Kennedy Center)

Suzanne Farrell

Suzanne Farrell (Artistic Director) is one of George Balanchine's most celebrated muses and remains a legendary figure in the ballet world.  In addition to serving as Artistic Director of her own company, she is also a repetiteur for The George Balanchine Trust, the independent organization founded after the choreographer's death by the heirs to his ballets to oversee their worldwide licensing and production.  Since 1988 she has staged Balanchine's works for such companies as the Berlin Opera Ballet, the Vienna State Opera Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet, the Kirov Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet, as well as American companies, including those in Boston, Miami, Seattle, Cincinnati, Fort Worth, and New York.  She was born in Cincinnati, and she received her early training at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.Ms.

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Ballet - 2014-2015 Season Annoucement

Suzanne Farrell presents the 2014-2015 Ballet seasons

Portrait Series: Suzanne Farrell

One of the world's most famous ballerinas, Suzanne Farrell celebrates her tenth season as the Artistic Director of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at The Kennedy Center.

Suzanne Farrell's Notes on the Ballet, Sonate No 5 (audio only)

Suzanne Farrell, George Balanchine’s greatest muse, shares her unique perspective on select ballets from Balanchine’s vast catalogue of works. Here, she discusses Sonate No 5.

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