Tag Archives: Stravinsky

Morphoses at City Center: Program 2

Adrian Danchig-Waring, Wendy Whelan, and Tyler Angle rehearsing Monotones II photo by Yaniv Schulman The second Morphoses program was not only more varied than the first, but more complete as a whole. Three short pieces were bookended by Wheeldon works, … Continue reading

Posted in ballet, christopher wheeldon, criticism, Dance, Dance writing, International, music, New York City, New York City Ballet, Photography, Reviews, wendy whelan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Morphoses: Gala Performance

Last year, Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company tried to prove that “Ballet=Sexy” in an attempt to overturn the belief that ballet is all about tutus and dying swans. After watching Wednesday evening’s gala performance at City Center, it was unclear if that’s … Continue reading

Posted in ballet, criticism, Dance, Dance writing, film, International, Morphoses, music, New York City, New York City Ballet, Photography, Reviews, Teresa Reichlen, wendy whelan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Balanchine, ballet, Dance, music, New York City Ballet, Photography, Reviews, Teresa Reichlen, wendy whelan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Dance, music, New York City Ballet, Photography, Reviews, wendy whelan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Dance, music, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment