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The eight-week winter season opened Tuesday, January 5, and showcased five of the full-length ballets in the Company’s repertory – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo + Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, and Jewels -- along with 11 classics by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, and a world premiere The Lady with The Little Dog, by Russian choreographer Alexey Miroshnichenko.
The Company’s 2010 Spring Season began on Thursday, April 29, featuring Architecture of Dance – New Choreography and Music Festival, NYCB’s celebration of new work, featuring seven world premiere ballets:Call Me Ben by Melissa Barak, Luce Nascosta by Mauro Bigonzetti, Mirage by Peter Martins, Outlier by Wayne McGregor, Why am I not where you are by Benjamin Millepied, Namouna, A Grand Divertissement by Alexei Ratmansky, and Estancia by Christopher Wheeldon, and four commissioned scores from Bruno Moretti, Thierry Escaich, Jay Greenberg, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. Santiago Calatrava, one of the world’s most acclaimed architects, created scenic designs for five of the season’s world premieres, marking the first time that he has created theatrical designs.
Retiring from the stage during the Spring Season were: Yvonne Borree, Albert Evans, Darci Kistler, and Philip Neal
Maurice Kaplow Principal Conductor also retired in June.
The Company returned to Sartagoa Springs Performing Arts Center in July and a small concert group formed by the Company performed for the first time at Center for the Arts in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
In September New York City Ballet presented its first-ever fall performances at Lincoln Center. To launch the four-week fall season, NYCB programmed an opening week of activities designed to celebrate the occasion and welcome audiences into the theater during this new performance season.