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Thursday, May 8, 2014

About Last Night: Lyon Opera Ballet Opening Night Party

Yorgos Loukos, artistic director, Lyon Opera Ballet Company (second from R); choreographer Christian Rizzo (second from L), and company members celebrate opening night.
BAM members didn’t have far to go for the party after the show Wednesday night. As the Lyon Opera Ballet's ni fleurs, ni ford-mustang let out in the Opera House, members at the Supporter level and up made their way to BAM’s Lepercq Space for the Opening Night Party.

Choreographer Christian Rizzo (second from L) talks to Naya, a young dancer who came to see the show with her grandmother
ni fleurs, ni ford-mustang is part of DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Wednesday night at BAM, the Lyon Opera Ballet performed this work choreographed by Christian Rizzo to original sounds created for the show by the electronic musician Gerome Nox.

Christian Rizzo celebrating with Sophie Claudel of the French Embassy and her husband.
BAM members enjoyed G&T’s from Brooklyn Gin and beer from Brooklyn Brewery.
BAM would like to thank all of its sponsors, including the incomparable Fleurs Bella for the decor.

Photos by Elena Olivo.

1 comment:

  1. "G&T’s from Brooklyn Gin and beer from Brooklyn Brewery" were the only thing that the audience enjoyed.

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