Grand Rapids Ballet: Choreographer Mario Radacovsky‘s vision for ’Beethoven’

5th SymphonyDance and music are two art forms that can tell engaging stories and evoke powerful emotions. Ballet is one of dance’s most artistic forms of movement, and Ludwig van Beethoven is one of history’s greatest music composers. Grand Rapids Ballet ended their 2014-15 Season on Sunday, May 17, with “Beethoven The Man and His Music: a tale of drama and conflict” by choreographer Mario Radacovsky. The ballet based on the life of the legendary music composer was a world premiere event that ran for six shows on May 8-17. The critically acclaimed production is a fitting end to a highly successful season for Grand Rapids Ballet, and creates excitement for the upcoming 2015-16 Season. Learn more about the story behind the creation of the “Beethoven” ballet from choreographer Mario Radacovsky.

By Adrienne Warber | Examiner
Read the story at Examiner | Published: May 18, 2015