Tag Archives: Chopin

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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Gallim and Cedar Lake at Jacob’s Pillow

Gallim Dance in Blush, photo by Christopher Duggan Two of New York City’s finest contemporary dance companies head to Massachusetts this week to perform at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Gallim Dance, founded in 2006, will perform artistic director Andrea Miller’s … Continue reading

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Gallim Dance: Blush

Ohad Naharin’s influence is palpable in Andrea Miller’s I Can See Myself in Your Pupil, which Gallim Dance performed last week at the Joyce SoHo. But Blush, in its New York premiere, is uniquely Miller’s, and luckily for the audience, … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Definitive Chopin

I’ll be the first to admit that I love Chopin’s piano pieces. They are breezy, thoughtful, and at times dramatic and intense. With such beautiful music, it is easy to let the mind wander (as mine did several times throughout … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Baroque to Jazz: A Musical Odyssey

Rachel Rutherford and Craig Hall in N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz, photo by Paul Kolnik The Jerome Robbins Celebration is well underway at NYCB, now in its fourth week of the spring season.  Although I’ve already seen several Robbins ballets since … Continue reading

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