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Thursday January 31, 2019 7:30 PM

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Two world premieres – from Justin Peck, in his fourth collaboration with Oscar-nominated composer Sufjan Steven, and on-the-rise dance-maker Emma Portner, creating her first ballet for the Company – are presented in the annual program honoring the birthday of George Balanchine. This year's premieres are joined by encore viewings of a new work from Fall 2018, and the first full performances of the internationally renowned choreographer William Forsythe’s Herman Schmerman since 1994.

Location:
David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
2 hrs. 10 min.

NEW COMBINATIONS

  • Herman Schmerman

    • Music by: Thom Willems (commissioned for The Diamond Project)
    • Choreography by: William Forsythe

    Forsythe’s angular, contemporary choreography, paired with an electronic score by his long-time collaborator Thom Willems, is on full display in the first complete staging of this ballet in over two decades.

  • New Peck 1 (Winter 2019)

    • Music by: Sufjan Stevens
    • Choreography by: Justin Peck

    Set to a commissioned score for full orchestra, this will be Justin Peck’s fourth collaboration with Oscar-nominated composer Sufjan Stevens.

  • The Runaway (New Abraham)

    • Music by: Nico Muhly, Kanye West, Jay-Z, James Blake, with additional artists
    • Choreography by: Kyle Abraham in collaboration with NYCB

    Kyle Abraham’s choreographic perspective takes center stage in a work fusing modern and classical technique, accented by dramatic lighting, imaginative costumes by Giles Deacon, and an eclectic soundtrack mixing composer Nico Muhly, singer James Blake, and hip-hop artists Jay-Z and Kanye West.

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Performance Extras

  • Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 7:10 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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