Tag Archives: Kathryn Morgan

New York City Ballet’s All-Robbins Program

After last week’s all-Balanchine program, New York City Ballet presented three of Jerome Robbins’s ballets on Friday evening.  Opus 19/The Dreamer is one of his most breathtaking works – always a pleasure to watch and always something newly discovered.  While … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Russian Roots

Wendy Whelan in costume for Opus 19/The Dreamer photo by Josef Astor, Dance Magazine, March 2003 Wednesday evening’s program at the New York State Theater was a quadruple bill of works by Jerome Robbins with music by three Russian composers. … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Symphonic Balanchine

There was definitely a beginning-of-the-season buzz in the air at the NY State Theater on Wednesday night. I heard plenty of snippets of gossip about dancers, and just as many opinions about their dancing. But the mood shifted ever so … Continue reading

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All-American and Not a Tutu in Sight

American Songs and Dances is a fitting title for the New York City Ballet program I saw on Wednesday night, which included Thou Swell, Ives, Songs, and West Side Story Suite. These are all period pieces, occurring at a specific … Continue reading

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Four by Four – New York City Ballet

Last night I attended New York City Ballet’s “Four by Four” program, which presents pieces from four choreographers inspired by four different composers. Reflecting on the program, I realized how diverse the ballets were, not only because of the different … Continue reading

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