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Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00 PM

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Throughout his prolific career, Balanchine’s affinity for Stravinsky’s compositions remained constant, making him one of the choreographer’s favorite collaborators. This program opens with an abstraction of a Russian fairytale set to sprightly harmonies, followed by three stunning Black & White ballets known for their striking power.

Location:
David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
2 hr 19 min

STRAVINSKY & BALANCHINE

  • Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée'

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine

    An abstraction of a Russian fairytale, Stravinsky’s colorfully playful yet foreboding divertimento sets the stage for Balanchine’s fleet-footed choreography.

  • Agon

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:

    The apex of Balanchine’s collaborations with Igor Stravinsky, Agon is an intense masterpiece and signature NYCB work, ever contemporary in its athletic competitiveness.

  • Duo Concertant

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine

    An animated dance for a neoclassical couple, the dancers periodically stop and listen to the onstage musicians before ending with a poignant scene in a pool of light on a dark stage.

  • Symphony in Three Movements

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine

    One of Balanchine’s most celebrated leotard ballets, Symphony in Three Movements is bold and breathtakingly jet-propelled, a kinetic achievement, striking for its confidence and power.

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Performance Extras

  • Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 at 7:40 PM
    David H. Koch Theater
    First Position Discussions
    Free for all ticket holders, these informal discussions on the program begin 20 minutes before curtain on the right side of the Fourth Ring and during intermission/s.

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