Ballet Back to Musical Genre
Staged entertainment where dancers perform to music to help convey a story. The music is often performed on its own in the concert hall.
Playlist - Ballet
Writing ballet music was once considered demeaning, a job akin to a craft not an art, until Tchaikovsky, a talented symphonic composer, unveiled his masterful Swan Lake. Explore ballet music in all its incarnations, from The Nutcracker's charming melodies to the playful Dance of the Hours in La Gioconda and Prokofiev's fiery dance sequences from Romeo and Juliet.
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