Tag Archives: Glass Pieces

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 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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Quadruple Bill at New York City Ballet

Last Wednesday evening, in the final week of its winter season, New York City Ballet presented an array of pieces that spanned from 1957 to 2010.  Plainspoken, Benjamin Millepied’s most recent ballet for the company (which premiered last year) featured … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Exposed Me to Glass

The music of American composer Philip Glass, who is known for “music with repetitive structures”, is frequently used for dance.  In fact, some of my favorite works include a Glass score, such as Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces and Twyla Tharp’s … 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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