This year’s Dance Gala features eight stars of ballet firmament, including Polina Semionova from American Ballet Theatre and principal dancers from San Francisco Ballet, StaatsBallett Berlin, Stuttgart Ballet and National Ballet of Canada. Among the program’s highlights are pas de deux from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, Eugene Onegin and The Sleeping Beauty; Weber’s Le Spectre de la Rose; and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. Additional solos set to music by Piazzola, Sarah Vaughn and Vivaldi round out one of the festival’s favorite annual events.
Polina Semionova, American Ballet Theatre
Sarah Lane, American Ballet Theatre
Svetlana Lunkina, Bolshoi Ballet
Herman Cornejo, American Ballet Theatre
Guillaume Cote, National Ballet of Canada
Cory Stearns, American Ballet Theatre
Memet Yumak, Berlin StaatsBallett
Friedemann Vogel, Stuttgart Ballet
This production is generously underwritten by Dede Wilsey.
With special thanks to Maria Shustorovich.
100 Yountville Drive
From Napa: Take Hwy 29 north approximately 6.5 miles. Take the exit toward Yountville/ Veterans Home. Turn LEFT on California Drive. Follow California Drive until it ends at the Veterans Home. Turn RIGHT and look for parking.