The Sarasota Ballet ispresenting a series of five performances Friday through Sunday at the FSU Centerfor the Performing Artshonoring British choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton, who also served as artistic director of The Royal Ballet from 1963 until his retirement in 1970. The program includes the U.S. premiere of his “Valses Nobles et Sentimentales,” “Monotones I & II” and a reprise of “Facade.”
Details: 8 p.m. Feb. 24, 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 25, 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 26, FSU Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Tickets: $25-$85. Information: 941-359-0099 or www.sarasotaballet.org.