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Spring Gala

May 5, 2022

Please join us on Thursday, May 5, for the 2022 Spring Gala in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1972 Stravinsky Festival.

The Gala Program will open with Jerome Robbins’ Circus Polka, a whimsical escapade for a carousel of 48 students from the School of American Ballet, joined by Balanchine’s Scherzo à la Russe, a sprightly dance for a female ensemble. This celebratory evening will highlight a world premiere by former NYCB Corps de Ballet Member Silas Farley that pays tribute to George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky’s landmark works. The score, by composer and writer David K. Israel, will honor a musical exchange between Balanchine and Stravinsky commemorating Stravinsky’s 65th birthday. Closing the program will be Balanchine's streamlined masterpiece Stravinsky Violin Concerto.

The evening will begin with an elegant cocktail reception at 5:30 PM, followed by the performance at 7 PM, and will conclude with a glittering Supper Ball at 9 PM.

For more information or to purchase tickets please contact the Special Events office at specialevents@nycballet.com.




Liz and Jeff Peek
Diana L. Taylor

All Spring Gala guests, audience members, NYCB staff, and anyone involved in the event will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to joining us on-site. While testing is not required, we strongly suggest everyone attending the Spring Gala Cocktail Reception and Supper Ball take a COVID test prior to the event, self-monitor for symptoms, and stay home if positive. For more information on New York City Ballet's current COVID health and safety protocols, please visit nycballet.com/your-visit

A look at the 2019 Spring Gala

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