Tag Archives: Prokofiev

The Mariinsky Ballet’s Cinderella

This past weekend at BAM, Russia’s Mariinsky Ballet presented the New York premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s 2002 production of Cinderella. While Ratmansky is known for storytelling – often times to humorous effect – and whimsy, this piece predates some of … Continue reading

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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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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Roméo et Juliette”

Last week, Pacific Northwest Ballet made its first appearance in New York City since 1996.  After one evening of a Balanchine triple bill, the Seattle-based company, led by artistic director and former New York City Ballet principal dancer Peter Boal, … Continue reading

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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 Ballet in Yale’s “Prokofiev Rediscovered”

Tonight at 8 PM, New York City Ballet soloist Adam Hendrickson’s newest ballet will premiere at the Yale School of Music’s program Prokofiev Rediscovered.  The event will be streamed live from Yale, and also performed tomorrow night, February 9th, at … Continue reading

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