Scherzo Fantastique

Choreography by: Justin Peck

Music by: Igor Stravinsky

A Summer 2016 commission marking the 50th anniversary of NYCB’s annual summer residence at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, this work is set to Stravinsky’s Scherzo Fantastique.



Set to Stravinsky's eponymous score, Scherzo Fantastique premiered at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in July 2016. The ballet for 10 dancers is Soloist and Resident Choreographer Justin Peck's eleventh work for New York City Ballet. Scherzo Fantastique features scenic design by French Brooklyn-based artist Jules de Balincourt, costumes by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, and lighting by Mark Stanley.

Performances

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Credits

Music
Scherzo Fantastique
Premiere
July 23, 2016, New York City Ballet, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
NYC Ballet Premiere
January 22, 2017, David H. Koch Theater
Original Cast
Brittany Pollack, Taylor Stanley, Anthony Huxley

NYC Ballet Original Cast
Brittany Pollack, Taylor Stanley, Anthony Huxley
Length
14 Min
Costumes by
Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung
Set by
Jules de Balincourt
Lighting by
Mark Stanley