On Tuesday 29 September at 8pm EDT, New York City Ballet will release an all-Balanchine programme of Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux and “The Unanswered Question” from Ivesiana, with excerpts from Symphony in C, Liebeslieder Walzer, Episodes, and Stravinsky Violin Concerto. Leading dancers include NYCB Principal Dancers Ashley Bouder, … [Read more...] about NYC Ballet Digital Season Weeks One and Two starts 29 September
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.
The American Cancer Society – Our Mission is to Save Lives, Celebrate Lives and Lead the Fight for a World Without Cancer! – is staging its 7th Annual Dance Against Cancer. Erin Fogarty Bittner, who is the Programming Director at Manhattan Youth Ballet, and Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet, who have both lost parents to the disease, founded Dance … [Read more...] about New York dancers come together for the 7th Annual Dance Against Cancer plus special all-male event
I have been visiting Italy for the last 25 years and it has been my home for most of that time. For a quarter of a century I have been hearing about a production of the Nutcracker which was very popular during the ‘80s and ‘90s when the company Aterballetto took the ballet on tour. The choreography was by Aterballetto’s then director, Amedeo Amodio, and the striking designs by … [Read more...] about Amodio and Luzzati’s worthy Nutcracker on tour in Italy