Tag Archives: Megan Fairchild

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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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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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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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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