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Ballet Diary No. 8

Ballet Diary No.8: New York City Ballet: Darci Kistler Farewell; Peter Martins's Mirage; Melissa Barak's Call Me Ben, Maurice Kaplow's Farewell (NYCB's season at the David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC, closed on June 27) Note: This is No. 8 in the series "Ballet Diary"--comments on the 2010 spring seasons of New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, along with related performances. To read previous pieces in the series, click here: No. 1; No. 2; No. 3; No. 4; No. 5; No. 6; No.7. The completed "Ballet Diary" series will … [Read more...]

Ballet Diary No. 7

Ballet Diary No. 7: New York City Ballet: Philip Neal Farewell; Albert Evans Farewell (NYCB's season runs through June 27 at the David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC); American Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty, with Alina Cojocaru and Natalia Osipova as Aurora (ABT's season runs through July 10 at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, NYC) Note: This is No. 7 in the series "Ballet Diary"--comments on the 2010 spring seasons of New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, along with related performances. To read previous … [Read more...]

Ballet Diary No. 6

Ballet Diary No. 6: American Ballet Theatre: All-Ashton Program; All-American program (ABT's season runs through July 10 at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, NYC; New York City Ballet: Mauro Bigonzetti's Luce Nascosta, (NYCB's season runs through June 27 at the David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC) Note: This is No. 6 in the series "Ballet Diary"--comments on the 2010 spring seasons of New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, along with related performances. To read previous pieces in the series, click here: No. 1; … [Read more...]

Ballet Diary No. 5

Ballet Diary No. 5: School of American Ballet Workshop Performances / January 5 and 8, 2010 / Peter Jay Tharp Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC Note: This is No. 5 in the series "Ballet Diary"--comments on the 2010 spring seasons of New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, along with related performances. To read previous pieces in the series, click here: No. 1; No. 2; No. 3; No. 4. The completed "Ballet Diary" series will comprise nine essays. Aspirants: School of American Ballet students in Christopher Wheeldon's Scènes de … [Read more...]

Ballet Diary No. 4

Ballet Diary No. 4: New York City Ballet: Christopher Wheeldon's Estancia (NYCB's season runs through June 27 at the David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center); American Ballet Theatre: John Neumeier's Lady of the Camellias; Don Quixote; Alicia Alonso's 90th Birthday Celebration (ABT's season runs through July 10 at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center) Note: This is No. 4 in the series "Ballet Diary"--comments on the 2010 spring seasons of New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, along with related performances. To read … [Read more...]

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