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In Photos: Boston Ballet’s Fall Experience

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Boston Ballet opens its 60th season with Fall Experience, a dynamic collection of four pieces that captures the joy and beauty of dance. Moving musical arrangements, innovative choreography, and mesmerizing dancers came together in this inspirational show — one that is truly the experience of the year.

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The show commences with a selection from Bach Cello Suites, fusing classical foundations with contemporary refinement. Renowned Russian-born cellist Sergey Antonov accompanies dancers in Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites No. 1, 2, and 10.

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Principal dancers Derek Dunn and Ji Young Chae form a delightfully powerful and elegant duo on stage.

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The piece is choreographed by Jorma Elo, who has created more than 60 works for acclaimed ballet companies worldwide.

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The second piece, Hans van Manen’s Trois Gnossiennes, features a conversation between the piano and the dancer duo. Throughout the work, both dancers and the instrument move across the stage.

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Choreographer My’kal Stromile makes his debut with the world premiere of Form and Gesture, an anthology of four scenes.

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Colorful costumes and high-flying moves make for a piece infused with energy, passion, and spirit.

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Company artist Henry Griffin shines under the spotlight, bringing Stromile’s choreography to life.

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Dancers in holographic skirts move against a backdrop of red panes, shaping a complex interplay between light and shadow.

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Dancers illuminate the stage with their grace and vitality, pairing perfectly with the bold music and intense lighting.

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This dazzling piece punctuates the experience with raw emotion and brilliance — the show undeniably lives up to its name and more.

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