Category Archives: music

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun” at BAM

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun”, photo by Gabriele Zucca Before the start of Hofesh Shechter’s Sun, which made its US debut at BAM last week, the London-based Israeli choreographer told the audience that we would see a brief excerpt from the end … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s American Music Festival

The past year has been a festival-heavy one for New York City Ballet, and while the fall and winter seasons showcased works with scores by Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, the first three weeks of New York City Ballet’s spring season celebrated … Continue reading

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Gallim Dance Brings “Blush” to BAM

Four years ago, Gallim Dance made waves in New York when it performed two pieces by Artistic Director Andrea Miller at Joyce SoHo. One was Blush, an evening-length work that explores the moment of blushing through powerful, emotional rawness and … Continue reading

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Stephen Petronio’s “Like Lazarus Did”

Stephen Petronio’s inspiration for his company’s latest work, Like Lazarus Did, performed last week at the Joyce Theater, was a book of American slave songs sent to him by composer Son Lux.  Lazarus’ resurrection became a point of departure for … Continue reading

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New Magic to Do: Pippin on Broadway

On April 24th, one night before its official opening, Pippin dazzled, delighted, and blew me away. Sitting in the balcony of The Music Box Theatre, I was mesmerized by the dynamite singing, phenomenal circus creations and choreography, and the magic … Continue reading

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