As the first two weeks of New York City Ballet’s five-week digital season gets underway (from 29 September), the programming for the second period has been announced. On Tuesday, 13 October, at 8pm EDT, NYCB will release the fourth programme consisting of George Balanchine’s Duo Concertant, a duet accompanied by an onstage violinist and pianist, along with excerpts from … [Read more...] about NYC Ballet Digital Season Weeks Three and Four starts 13 October
Next week will see the sixth and final week of programming of New York City Ballet’s six-week digital spring season. On Tuesday 26 May at 8pm EDT, NYCB will release George Balanchine’s Donizetti Variations with Ashley Bouder and Andrew Veyette. On Friday 29 May, there will be a mixed programme of Justin Peck’s Easy, set to music by Leonard Bernstein, along with excerpts … [Read more...] about Week 6 of New York City Ballet’s six-week digital spring season
On Tuesday 5 May at 8pm (EDT), New York City Ballet will release George Balanchine’s Rubies, led by Megan Fairchild, Gonzalo Garcia, and Mira Nadon. Part of Jewels, considered the first three-act plotless ballet ever created, Rubies was choreographed by Balanchine in 1967 and is set to music by Igor Stravinsky. On Friday 8 May at 8pm (EDT), NYCB will release Alexei … [Read more...] about Week 3 of New York City Ballet’s six-week digital spring season.
Tuesday 21 April would have been the opening night of the New York City Ballet’s now-cancelled 2020 Spring Season. The NYCB digital season will offer six weeks of all-new content, six days a week, Monday until Saturday, until 30 May. In addition to releases of ballet performances on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 8pm (EDT), NYCB will also release new episodes of City … [Read more...] about New York City Ballet’s six-week digital spring season begins tomorrow, Tuesday 21 April
Dancing Times has opened up the last 20 years of its archives to all until 7 April. The monthly magazine has its think pieces, reviews, articles about technique, dance’s past and present, but I always head first to the interviews. Here are some tidbits I’ve come across, and I’ve only just scratched the surface. Read while you can via this link. When interviewing Monica Mason … [Read more...] about Free reading from Dancing Times – the complete archive is available from 2000