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Saturday October 18, 2014 2:00 PM

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The Company’s two most closely associated choreographers, Balanchine and Robbins, are joined on this program by contemporary choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, the Ballet’s first Resident Choreographer, for an immersive NYCB experience.

  • Location:

  • David H. Koch Theater
  • Running Time:

  • 2 Hr. 21 Min.


  • Square Dance

    • Music by: Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      October 10: Ashley Bouder, Anthony Huxley
      October 16, 18 Mat: Abi Stafford, Taylor Stanley

    Known for his love of all things American, Balanchine distilled square dancing to fit his neoclassical minimalism, retaining its effervescent joy in Square Dance.

  • The Steadfast Tin Soldier

    • Music by: Georges Bizet
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      October 10: Erica Pereira, Daniel Ulbricht
      October 16, 18 Mat: Erica Pereira, Anthony Huxley

    Based on Hans Christian Andersen's charming fairytale, The Steadfast Tin Soldier finds bittersweet romance between a paper doll ballerina and a smitten toy soldier.

  • This Bitter Earth

    • Music by: Dinah Washington and Max Richter
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting:
      September 23, October 2, 7, 9, 11 Eve, 16, 18 Mat: 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.

  • Le Tombeau de Couperin

    • Music by: Maurice Ravel
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine

    The eight couples of Le Tombeau de Couperin delight with their symmetrical patterns and playful interactions

  • The Concert (or, The Perils of Everybody)

    • Music by: Frédéric Chopin
    • Choreography by: Jerome Robbins
    • Principal Casting:
      October 10, 18 Mat: Sterling Hyltin, Andrew Scordato, Emilie Gerrity, Gretchen Smith, Georgina Pazcoguin, Andrew Veyette, Lydia Wellington, Austin Laurent, Allen Peiffer, Lars Nelson
      October 16: Sterling Hyltin, Daniel Applebaum, Emilie Gerrity, Gretchen Smith, Marika Anderson, Joaquin De Luz, Gwyneth Muller, Austin Laurent, Allen Peiffer, Lars Nelson

    The Concert, a one-of-a-kind comedic ballet, portrays a cast of quirky characters and their laugh-out-loud antics.

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