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Jewels at New York City Ballet

Last Wednesday, George Balanchine’s Jewels offered some of the finest dancing that I’ve seen this spring from three of New York City Ballet’s principals.  Sara Mearns (in “Diamonds”), Sterling Hyltin, and Teresa Reichlen (both in “Rubies”) gave memorable performances that revealed … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Dancers’ Choice Program

Designed by NYCB soloist Craig Hall The New York State Theater was packed on Friday night, and not just with the typical crowd of New York City Ballet devotees. Young people, too, had flocked to Lincoln Center to see the … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Damian Woetzel’s Farewell

A curtain call for Damian Woetzel (click to enlarge) Photo by Evan – Please do not use without permission. Watching one of my favorite ballet dancers – who I’ve watched for about fifteen years – dance his final performance and … Continue reading

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The Kirov at City Center: The World’s Most Classical Company Performs the Classics

Last weekend the Kirov Ballet of St. Petersburg, Russia closed their 3-week season at New York City Center. During the 3 weeks they performed Petipa’s The Kingdom of Shadows from La Bayadere; Fokine’s Scheherazade and Chopiniana; Gorsky’s The Grand Pas … Continue reading

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