Ballet Kelowna : Mambo & Other Works
MAMBO and Other Works - The program opens with taqeš by Tla’amin Nation choreographer Cameron Fraser-Monroe to music by composer Jeremy Dutcher. This piece tells the traditional story "Raven Returns the Water", centering on Poho (Raven) and Walo (Frog). Next, choreographer Guillaume Cote brings strength and fragility to a fascinating interpretation of Maurice Ravel's famous Bolero. A captivating piece with breathtaking lifts. Finally, MAMBO by Alysa Pires draws the crowd to Latin, swing and jazz rhythms performed by musical legends such as Dean Martin, Perry Como, and others.