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Thursday May 14, 2015 7:30 PM

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Ballet Master in Chief leads a program of contemporary ballets with two talents whose early careers he fostered with their many NYCB commissions.

  • Location:

  • David H. Koch Theater
  • Running Time:

  • 1 Hr. 56 Min.

21st CENTURY CHOREOGRAPHERS

  • Symphonic Dances

    • Music by: Sergei Rachmaninoff
    • Choreography by: Peter Martins
    • Principal Casting:
      May 14, 21: Teresa Reichlen, Zachary Catazaro
      May 30 Mat, Eve: Sterling Hyltin, Andrew Veyette

    Grounded by Rachmaninoff’s colorful melodies, Symphonic Dances alternates between powerful ensemble sections and wistful pas de deux for its lead couple.

  • 'Rōdē,ō: Four Dance Episodes

    • Music by: Aaron Copland
    • Choreography by: Justin Peck
    • Principal Casting:
      May 14: Sara Mearns, Amar Ramasar, Daniel Ulbricht, Gonzalo Garcia, Andrew Veyette* (*first time in role)
      May 21: Brittany Pollack* (replaces Sara Mearns), Adiran Danchig-Waring* (replaces Amar Ramasar), Daniel Ulbricht, Gonzalo Garcia, Andrew Veyette (*first time in role)
      May 30 Mat, Eve: Tiler Peck, Amar Ramasar, Daniel Ulbricht, Gonzalo Garcia, Sean Suozzi

    Peck re-envisioned Aaron Copland’s well known Americana score when he created 'Rōdē,ō: Four Dance Episodes, a plotless take that pairs a lone woman with a cast of 15 jocular, energetic, and charming male dancers.

  • Mercurial Manoeuvres

    • Music by: Dmitri Shostakovich
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting:
      May 14, 21: Tiler Peck, Tyler Angle, Kristen Segin, Anthony Huxley (replaces Gonzalo Garcia), Sara Adams
      May 30 Mat, Eve: Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, Indiana Woodward, Gonzalo Garcia, Sarah Villwock

    Mercurial Manoeuvres accents the wit in Shostakovich’s concerto, pairing dramatic movements with the peaks and valleys of the composer’s dynamic music.

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