New York City Ballet   Beginning New York City Ballet (NYCB) is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine[1] and Lincoln Kirstein.[2] Leon Barzin was the company’s first music director. Balanchine and Jerome Robbins are considered the founding choreographers of the company. City Ballet grew out of earlier troupes: the Producing Company […]

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New York City Ballet – Justin Peck’s Everywhere We Go Music by Sufjan Stevens Justin Peck is a soloist and the Resident Choreographer of New York City Ballet. Mr. Peck grew up in San Diego, California, where he studied at California Ballet for two years. In 2003, he began training at the School of American […]

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New York City Ballet – Vienna Waltzes with Maria Kowroski Anatomy of a Dance Vienna Waltzes (at one time called Wiener Walzer) is a ballet made by New York City Ballet co-founder and founding choreographer George Balanchine to music by Johann Strauss, Jr., Franz Lehár, and Richard Strauss. The premiere took place on Thursday, 23 […]

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New York City Ballet – Estancia with Tyler Angle Estancia ( Argentine Spanish: “Ranch”) orchestral suite and one-act ballet by Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera that, through its references to gaucho literature, rural folk dances, and urban concert music, evokes images of the diverse landscape of the composer’s homeland. The work premiered in 1943 in its […]

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New York City Ballet Ballo Della Regina with Megan Fairchild Anatomy of a Dance Megan Fairchild breaks down the basic math that gets her through her favourite variation in Balanchine’s Ballo Della Regina. Ballo della Regina is a one-act ballet choreographed by George Balanchine to music by Giuseppe Verdi. It is a set of variations set […]

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New York City Ballet – Hallelujah Junction with Sterling Hyltin Anatomy of a Dance Sterling Hyltin discusses how narrative and storytelling grounds her performance in Peter Martins’ Hallelujah Junction. New York City Ballet (NYCB) is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Léon Barzin was the company’s first music […]

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New York City Ballet (NYCB) is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Léon Barzin was the company’s first music director. Balanchine and Jerome Robbins are considered the founding choreographers of the company. City Ballet grew out of earlier troupes: the Producing Company of the School of American Ballet, […]

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New York City Ballet (NYCB) is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Léon Barzin was the company’s first music director. Balanchine and Jerome Robbins are considered the founding choreographers of the company. City Ballet grew out of earlier troupes: the Producing Company of the School of American Ballet, […]

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