Davis pens new ‘Gatsby’ for Pittsburgh Ballet

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Having already won plaudits in 2000 for his evocative score to a TV adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Davis is set to return to the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s brilliant fable of hedonistic excess and tragic reality of 1920s America in a new original ballet score for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.

 

Choreographed by Jorden Morris, the new show will open on 8 February 2019, and should provide Davis ample scope to conjure both the shimmering Jazz Age, and the destructive obsession which forces Gatsby’s world to unravel.

 

 

Listen to Carl Davis being interviewed about The Great Gatsby on WQED here

 

Full details about the score can be found here