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Wednesday April 29, 2015 7:30 PM

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Spanning more than four decades, Black & White II begins with the first work in Balanchine’s new style and ends with two of his last – all to music by Stravinsky.

  • Location:

  • David H. Koch Theater
  • Running Time:

  • 2 Hr. 24 Min.

STRAVINSKY/BALANCHINE
BLACK & WHITE II
HEAR THE DANCE: RUSSIA

  • Apollo

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      April 29, May 3: Adrian Danchig-Waring*, Tiler Peck, Ashly Issacs*, Lauren Lovette (*first time in role)
      May 5, 9 Mat: Zachary Catazaro*, Sterling Hyltin, Sara Mearns, Ana Sophia Scheller (*first time in role)

    Balanchine's first collaboration with Stravinsky, Apollo, depicts the young god as he is inspired into adulthood by the muses of poetry, mime, and dance.

  • Agon

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      April 29, May 3: Maria Kowroski, Amar Ramasar, Andrew Veyette, Lauren King, Gretchen Smith, Rebecca Krohn, Devin Alberda, Daniel Applebaum
      May 5, 9 Mat: Teresa Reichlen, Adrian Danchig-Waring, Anthony Huxley, Ashley Hod, Unity Phelan, Savannah Lowery, Allen Peiffer, Andrew Scordato

    A wonder of propulsive angularity, the Black & White ballet Agon balances structural symmetry with choreographic ingenuity.

  • Duo Concertant

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      April 29, May 3: Ashley Bouder, Anthony Huxley* (*first time in role)
      May 5, 9 Mat: Sterling Hyltin, Russell Janzen* (*first time in role)

    Set to onstage piano and violin accompaniment, Duo Concertant is a lively dance for two, ending with a poignant play on light and shadow.

  • Symphony in Three Movements

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: George Balanchine
    • Principal Casting:
      April 29, May 3: Sterling Hyltin, Erica Pereira, Savannah Lowery, Taylor Stanley, Daniel Ulbricht, Andrew Scordato
      May 5, 9 Mat: Tiler Peck, Lauren King*, Megan LeCrone, Amar Ramasar, Antonio Carmena, Sean Suozzi (*first time in role)

    Bold and breathtakingly jet-propelled, Symphony in Three Movements is a kinetic achievement, striking for its confidence and power.

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