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All Robbins at New York City Ballet

Though I had seen all three works on New York City Ballet’s Jerome Robbins program – Glass Pieces, Opus 19/The Dreamer, and The Concert (Or, The Perils of Everybody) – several times in the past, I was eager to see … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s Greek Trilogy

New York City Ballet’s four-week fall season opened last week with a celebration of George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky’s remarkable collaboration. Not only did Wednesday’s program feature works that highlight their partnership, but it also formed a Greek trilogy.  Apollo … 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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New York City Ballet: Stravinsky, Seduction, and a Storm

Symphony in Three Movements, photo by Paul Kolnik Sunday afternoon’s program displayed disparate moods and movement, ranging from George Balanchine’s neo-classical to neo-romantic works, with a ballet by Christopher Wheeldon showing innovative choreography of this century.  All four pieces featured … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Gala at SPAC

Saturday’s Gala at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center had a relaxed, laid-back feel that matched the hot, humid evening, but the outdoor setting and sticky weather didn’t stop the crowds from dressing up for the occasion. Nor was the event … Continue reading

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