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Tuesday September 23, 2014 7:00 PM

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Drawing attention to New York City Ballet’s distinction as the "foremost creative ballet troupe in the world" (The New York Times), this benefit evening will include three world premieres alongside Peter Martins’ Morgen and Christopher Wheeldon’s This Bitter Earth.

  • Location:

  • David H. Koch Theater
  • Running Time:

  • 1 Hr. 17 Min.

FALL GALA

  • Morgen

    • Music by: Richard Strauss
    • Choreography by: Peter Martins
    • Principal Casting:
      September 23 & October 2, 7: Maria Kowroski*, Sterling Hyltin, Sara Mearns*, Amar Ramasar*, Ask la Cour*, Justin Peck* (*first time in role)
      October 9, 11 eve: Teresa Reichlen*, Ashly Isaacs*, Rebecca Krohn*, Zachary Catazaro*, Chase Finlay*, Russell Janzen* (*first time in role)

    Morgen’s three couples drift through a lakeside scene dancing a series of romantic pas de deux accented by complex turns and daring lifts, while exchanging partners in their search for romance.

  • This Bitter Earth

    • Music by: Dinah Washington and Max Richter
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting:
      September 23 & October 2, 7, 9, 11 eve: Wendy Whelan, Tyler Angle

    Wheeldon’s 2012 pas de deux This Bitter Earth explores Max Richter’s electronic remix of the popular song by the same name.

  • Clearing Dawn

    • Music by: Judd Greenstein
    • Choreography by: Troy Schumacher
    • Principal Casting:
      September 23 & October 2, 7, 9, 11 eve: Ashley Bouder*, Teresa Reichlen*, Claire Kretzschmar*, Georgina Pazcoguin*, Andrew Veyette*, David Prottas* (*first time in role)

    NYCB's own Troy Schumacher, whose own BalletCollective was recently deemed a "real discovery" by The New York Times, creates his first work for the Company’s main stage.

  • Funérailles

    • Music by: Franz Liszt
    • Choreography by: Liam Scarlett
    • Principal Casting:
      September 23 & October 2, 7, 9: Tiler Peck*, Robert Fairchild* (*first time in role)
      October 11 eve: Gretchen Smith*, Zachary Catazaro* (*first time in role)

    Following Winter 2014’s Acheron, Scarlett premieres his second work for the Company in just one year. 

  • Belles-Lettres

    • Music by: César Franck
    • Choreography by: Justin Peck
    • Principal Casting:
      September 23 & October 2, 7, 9, 11 eve: Rebecca Krohn*, Lauren Lovette*, Ashley Laracey*, Brittany Pollack*, Jared Angle*, Adrian Danchig-Waring*, Tyler Angle*, Taylor Stanley*, Anthony Huxley* (*first time in role)

    Soloist Justin Peck’s fall premiere adds the first César Franck composition to the Company’s vast musical repertory. 

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