Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Deep River
40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
- Feb 23 / Thursday 7:30 PM Buy Tickets
Founder and Artistic Director Alonzo King
Composer: Jason Moran
Vocalist: Lisa Fisher
“astonishing originality”—The New York Times
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Alonzo King LINES Ballet! Gorgeous and impeccable technique, stunning dancers, and powerful visual works are what make Alonzo King LINES Ballet particularly special. Featuring rich themes built with a special commitment to cultural collaboration, Alonzo King creates works that enthrall audiences and draw on a diverse set of deeply rooted traditions, imbuing classical ballet with new expressive potential. Beautiful and glorious on stage, this is a must-see performance.
Featuring Deep River, a soulful new work melding dance with Black spirituals, featuring music arranged by jazz luminary Jason Moran with vocals by Grammy-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer.
“Alonzo King is one of the few bona fide visionaries in the ballet world today.”—The San Francisco Chronicle
Sponsored by MSU Federal Credit Union.
Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio
Jason Moran and Lisa Fisher will not be appearing at this performance.
Recommended for ages 5 and up, best suited for ages 8 and up.