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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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NYCB: 21st Century Movement

A wrap-up of New York City Ballet’s winter season, written by Alastair Macaulay, appeared in the NY Times a few days ago. His assessments of current dancers – both positive and negative – are mostly accurate, and he is correct … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s Balanchine Program

The three ballets on New York City Ballet’s all-Balanchine program, which opened their winter season, display strikingly different moods and atmospheres. The scores for each work are crucial here, from Paul Hindemith’s wonderfully moody score (commissioned by Balanchine in 1940) … 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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New York City Ballet – Bach to Glass: A Musical Odyssey II

NYCB dancers in the final pose from Robbins’ Glass Pieces, photo by Paul Kolnik Tuesday evening’s program at New York City Ballet took the audience on a musical journey from Bach’s solo piano and solo cello pieces, to an early … Continue reading

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