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Saturday April 29, 2017 8:00 PM

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From a breakthrough contemporary work, Polyphonia, to his most recent creation, American Rhapsody, we salute Christopher Wheeldon in our second ever program dedicated exclusively to his NYCB roots.

Location:
David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
2 Hr. 3 Min.

HERE/NOW No.1: WHEELDON

  • Mercurial Manoeuvres

    • Music by: Dmitri Shostakovich
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting: APR 25, 28, 29 eve: Tiler Peck, Tyler Angle, Kristen Segin, Harrison Ball* (replaces Anthony Huxley), Sara Adams (*First time in role)

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

  • Polyphonia

    • Music by: György Ligeti
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting: APR 25, 28, 29 eve: Unity Phelan*, Sterling Hyltin*, Brittany Pollack, Sara Mearns, Zachary Catazaro*, Gonzalo Garcia, Taylor Stanley, Chase Finlay (*First time in role)

    Regarded as one of Wheeldon's breakthrough contemporary works, Polyphonia's four couples wind their way through ten eerily melodious Ligeti selections.

  • Liturgy

    • Music by: Arvo Pärt
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting: APR 25, 28, 29 eve: Maria Kowroski, Jared Angle

    This contemplative pas de deux has a hushed, mystical quality as two dancers separate and return to one another with ever increasing intensity before disappearing into the darkness together. 

  • American Rhapsody

    • Music by: George Gershwin
    • Choreography by: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Principal Casting: APR 25, 28, 29 eve: Lauren Lovette*, Unity Phelan, Russell Janzen*, Amar Ramasar (*First time in role)

    Tony Award-winner (An American in Paris) and former NYCB Resident Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon draws upon his recent Broadway success in his latest NYCB creation, set to Gershwin’s popular Rhapsody in Blue

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Performance Extras

  • Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 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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