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Saturday October 14, 2017 8:00 PM

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In a merging of art forms, the fall gala continues what is now an annual NYC event, pairing choreographers with fashion designers for uniquely collaborative creations. Preceding the premieres, Martins transforms an unused passage from Adams’ opera Nixon in China into a colorful display with suggestions of traditional Chinese lyric gestures and pageantry.

Location:
David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
1 hr 26 min

21ST CENTURY CHOREOGRAPHERS

  • The Chairman Dances

    • Music by: John Adams
    • Choreography by: Peter Martins
    • Principal Casting:
      OCT 4: Megan LeCrone* [Conductor: Capps] (*first time in role)
       

    Martins transforms an unused passage from John Adams’ opera Nixon in China into a colorful display with suggestions of traditional Chinese lyric gestures and pageantry.

  • Not Our Fate (New Nyman/Lovette)

    • Music by: Michael Nyman
    • Choreography by: Lauren Lovette
    • Principal Casting:
      SEP 28, OCT 4: Meaghan Dutton-O’Hara*, Ask la Cour*, Taylor Stanley*, Preston Chamblee*, Sara Adams*, Laine Habony*, Mary Elizabeth Sell*, Sarah Villwock*, Christopher Grant*, Lars Nelson* (* first time in role)
       

    Just one year after her choreographic introduction to NYCB audiences, Principal Dancer Lauren Lovette will present her second creation at the Company’s 2017 Fall Gala.

  • Pulcinella Variations (New Stravinsky/Peck)

    • Music by: Igor Stravinsky
    • Choreography by: Justin Peck
    • Principal Casting:
      SEP 28, OCT 4: Sterling Hyltin*, Sara Mearns*, Tiler Peck*, Brittany Pollack*, Indiana Woodward*, Jared Angle*, Andrew Scordato*, Gonzalo Garcia*, Anthony Huxley* (*first time in role)

    The first of two Justin Peck premieres during the 2017/18 Season will take place at NYCB’s fall gala and marks his fifth time participating in the Company’s annual event that pairs choreographers with fashion designers.

  • Composer's Holiday (New Foss/Reisen)

    • Music by: Lukas Foss
    • Choreography by: Gianna Reisen
    • Principal Casting:
      SEP 28, OCT 4: Emma Von Enck*, Christina Clark*, Kennard Henson*, Roman Mejia* (*first time in role)
       

    After leaving a lasting impression on Peter Martins during two turns at the Company’s choreographic institute, School of American Ballet alum Gianna Reisen is taking her shot on the NYCB stage, making her the youngest choreographer to offer a piece to our storied repertory.

  • The Wind Still Brings (New Walton/Schumacher)

    • Music by: William Walton
    • Choreography by: Troy Schumacher

    Recently noted by The New York Times Magazine for his “ability to follow experimental instincts while still creating coherent, formally inventive ballets,” Soloist Troy Schumacher’s third work for NYCB premieres at the Company’s 2017 Fall Gala.

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Performance Extras

  • Saturday, Oct 14, 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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