Diavolo Delivers Starry Performance

  • Paula Abdul, Thor Steingraber and CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison spoke before the Diavolo - Architecture in Motion performance. Photo by Valley Performing Arts Center.

  • Jacques Heim, Paul Abdul and friends.

    (From left) Diavolo Artistic Director Jacques Heim, agent Julie McDonald, Abdul, Executive Director of Diavolo Jennifer Cheng and Tony Selznick of MSA Agency posed during the pre-performance gathering. Photo courtesy of Valley Performing Arts Center. Jacques Heim (Artistic Director of Diavolo; -Agent; Paula Abdul; ; Tony Selznick

  • Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and friends.

    Esa-Pekka Salonen (far left) is the conductor and composer of Diavolo’s Foreign Bodies, was joined by one of the attendees and Mark Swed, the Los Angeles Times classical music critic. Photo courtesy Valley Performing Arts Center.

  • Diavolo performance.

    The Diavolo performance was acrobatics and artistry all at once. Photo by Alejandro Aranda/The Sundial

Diavolo – Architecture in Motion opened the 2015-16 season for the Valley Performing Arts Center with a fierce, athletic and unconventional performance that entranced, thrilled and entertained two sold-out performances on Sept. 18 and 19. The opening night performance included TV and pop star Paula Abdul. Here are photos from the performance.

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