Tag Archives: Andrew Veyette

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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Estancia at New York City Ballet

In its four-week season at Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet has brought back several of the new ballets from its spring season, many of which included collaborations with architect Santiago Calatrava.  One was Christopher Wheeldon’s Estancia, which truly shined … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Albert Evans at New York City Ballet

Albert Evans and Wendy Whelan in Herman Schmerman pas de deux, photo by Paul Kolnik On Sunday afternoon, after twenty-two years with New York City Ballet, principal dancer Albert Evans took his final bow at the David H. Koch Theater.  … Continue reading

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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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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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