Category Archives: Jerome Robbins

On the Set of Opus Jazz: The Film

photos by Yaniv Schulman Last week, I had the privilege of visiting the set of Opus Jazz: The Film, which recently resumed and completed filming after shooting the third section, “Passage for Two”, on the High Line about two years … Continue reading

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NY Export: Opus Jazz (The Film)

After performing in Jerome Robbins’ NY Export: Opus Jazz in 2005, New York City Ballet soloists Ellen Bar and Sean Suozzi were inspired to put the 1958 “ballet in sneakers” on film.  Two years later, a movement from the piece, … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Many Moods Among Pieces of Glass

New York City Ballet in Glass Pieces, photo by Paul Kolnik A last-minute program change at New York City Ballet on Saturday evening placed two Balanchine works side by side: one was sharp and sexy while the other was chipper … Continue reading

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Glass Pieces at New York City Ballet

This week, New York City Ballet will perform Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces on its “Founding Choreographers II” program. Named after the work’s composer (Philip Glass), Glass Pieces is memorable for its pulsating rhythms and urban streetscape created by a large … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: All Robbins

Last spring, New York City Ballet celebrated the 10-year anniversary of Jerome Robbins’ death with the Jerome Robbins Celebration. This season, the company pays tribute to the choreographer with the “All Robbins” program, which will be performed for the last … Continue reading

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