Ballet Arkansas Blog

Live Music for Forte!

"See the music, hear the dance." -George Balanchine In our upcoming performance, Forte, we will be performing with Van Cliburn International Pianist Dr. Drew Mays. We were thrilled to rehearse with him for Swan Lake Act II this past Saturday. Collaborating with other passionate artists is one of the best features of ballet. Typically, we rehearse with prerecorded music. I have nothing against prerecorded music, there's an element of control there that I like. Pressing play, rewinding, and knowing that the music will sound exactly the same every time can give a sense of comfort. But I would prefer live music any day. Having live music adds another layer that wasn't there before to both the da



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