SÉBASTIEN MARCOVICI

Featured Roles Since Joining NYCB

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Allegro Brillante
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Chaconne
  • Divertimento No. 15
  • "Emeralds" from Jewels
  • Episodes
  • The Four Temperaments (Melancholic)
  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Cavalier)
  • Liebeslieder Walzer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Divertissement)
  • Movements for Piano and Orchestra
  • Orpheus
  • Robert Schumann's "Davidsbündlertänze"
  • Serenade
  • La Sonnambula
  • Square Dance
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • Swan Lake
  • Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3
  • La Valse
  • Vienna Waltzes
Sean Lavery
  • Romeo and Juliet
Miriam Mahdaviani
  • Appalachia Waltz
Peter Martins
  • Concerto for Two Solo Pianos
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • Hallelujah Junction
  • Harmonielehre
  • Morgen
  • Naïve and Sentimental Music
  • Reliquary
  • Sinfonia
  • Songs of the Auvergne
  • Swan Lake (Siegfried, Benno, Pas De Quatre, Russian)
  • Symphonic Dances
  • Tala Gaisma
David Parsons
  • Touch
Jerome Robbins
  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • Brandenburg
  • The Cage
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • The Four Seasons (Winter, Summer)
  • Glass Pieces
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • In the Night
  • Moves
  • Piano Pieces
Richard Tanner
  • Ancient Airs And Dances
  • Sonatas and Interludes
Lynne Taylor-Corbett
  • Chiaroscuro
Christopher Wheeldon
  • After the Rain
  • Polyphonia

Originated roles in

  • Stephen Baynes: Twilight Courante
  • Mauro Bigonzetti: Vespro
  • Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux: Two Birds with the Wings of One
  • Albert Evans: Haiku
  • Robert La Fosse: Land of Nod
  • Miriam Mahdaviani: In the Mi(d)st
  • Peter Martins: Bal de Couture, Guide to Strange Places, Quartet for Strings, The Red Violin, River of Light, Swan Lake (Spanish), Them Twos
  • Benjamin Millepied: Plainspoken, Quasi Una Fantasia
  • Angelin Preljocaj: La Stravaganza
  • Jerome Robbins: Brandenburg, West Side Story Suite
  • Twyla Tharp: The Beethoven Seventh
  • Christopher Wheeldon: Klavier

Born and raised in Paris, France, Sébastien Marcovici began his ballet training at age eight with local teachers, and at age 12 he enrolled at the School of the Paris Opéra Ballet. During the summer of 1993, while studying with Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride at the Chautauqua School of Dance, Mr. Marcovici was invited by Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to take Company class with New York City Ballet at Saratoga Springs. In November of 1993, he was invited to join New York City Ballet's corps de ballet. Mr. Marcovici was promoted to the rank of soloist in 1998 and to principal dancer in May 2002. Mr. Marcovici's final performance with NYCB was on March 1, 2014.



Other performances

In 2002, Mr. Marcovici appeared in the nationally televised Live From Lincoln Center broadcast of "New York City Ballet's Diamond Project: Ten Years of New Choreography" on PBS, dancing in Ancient Airs and Dances.
 

Portrait © Paul Kolnik