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Avi Scher & Dancers’ New York Debut

Marcelo Gomes and Ashley Bouder in Avi Scher’s Utopia, photo by Matthew Murphy On Saturday evening, Avi Scher & Dancers made its New York debut at the intimate Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater.  Formed in 2008, the company performed six works … 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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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 – Here and Now

Christopher Wheeldon’s Rococo Variations – photo by Paul Kolnik “Here and Now” was a fitting title for a program that featured four contemporary works – the oldest premiered in 1998 – by some of the most sought-after choreographers in ballet … 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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