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Nashville Ballet concludes season with 'Carmina Burana'
The Nashville Ballet will conclude the 30th anniversary season with Carmina Burana and Layla and the Majnun at TPACs Jackson Hall.
Nashville Ballet will conclude its 30th anniversary season on the main stage with a local collaboration of epic proportions during “Carmina Burana” this weekend, at TPAC’s Jackson Hall. The season finale will also include the world premiere of Nashville Ballet Artistic Director and CEO Paul Vasterling’s Layla and The Majnun.“Carmina Burana” will feature 148 singers from The Nashville Symphony Chorus, 61 musicians from The Nashville Symphony, 25 choristers from the Nashville’s Children’s Choir and three guest vocalists, alongside 24 dancers from Nashville Ballet. Based on a collection of poems written by clergy and theology students in the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries, “Carmina Burana” examines love, fortune and the cycle of life.The ballet is set to the iconic music of German composer Carl Orff written in the 1930s.