New York City Ballet's Fall 2018 Season
New York City Ballet
SEPT 18-20, 22-23, 25
A cherished staple of the repertory since its debut in 1967, Jewels was inspired by a visit George Balanchine made to the jewelers Van Cleef & Arpels.
SEPT 21-22, 26
Concerto Barocco (Bach)
Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (Tschaikovsky)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto (Stravinsky)
Symphony in C (Bizet)
Four classic works by our Founder, showcasing the wonderful variety of Balanchine’s neoclassical style.
21ST CENTURY CHOREOGRAPHERS I
SEPT 27-28, OCT 4 & 6
New Neenan (Dvorák) – World Premiere
In Vento (Moretti/Bigonzetti)
New Abraham – World Premiere
New Reisen (Adams) – World Premiere
Dance and design converge for our annual fall fashion gala, this year featuring three world premieres along with the return of the shadow-strewn In Vento.
*In Vento will not be performed at the Fall Gala
SEPT 29-30, OCT 2-3
Allegro Brillante (Tschaikovsky/Balanchine)
Carousel (A Dance) (Rodgers/Wheeldon)
La Sylphide (Løvenskjold/Martins after Bournonville)
La Sylphide, a love story of ethereal and enduring beauty, returns along with Allegro Brillante, a brief but scintillating neoclassical work; Carousel (A Dance), a distillation of the romantic Broadway classic; and Easy, a Spring 2018 premiere honoring the centenaries of Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein.
21ST CENTURY CHOREOGRAPHERS II
OCT 5-7, 9
Pulcinella Variations (Stravinsky/Peck)
This Bitter Earth (Richter, Otis/Wheeldon)
Concerto DSCH (Shostakovich/Ratmansky)
Fearful Symmetries (Adams/Martins)
Ballet thrives on constant renewal and discovery, and this program collects some of the most exciting contemporary works in recent years.
OCT 10, 13
Fancy Free (Bernstein/Robbins)
Prodigal Son (Prokofiev/Balanchine)
West Side Story Suite (Bernstein/Robbins)
Dance is wedded to story and character in this trio of classics.
Afternoon of a Faun (Debussy)
Other Dances (Chopin)
SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway at the Ballet (Bernstein, Bock, Gould, Rodgers, Styne/Robbins, direction and musical staging by Carlyle)
Celebrating the centenary of Jerome Robbins’ birth with three beloved ballets and a medley of songs and dances from some of his most celebrated Broadway musicals.
JOAQUIN DE LUZ FAREWELL
Theme and Variations (Tschaikovsky/Balanchine)
Concerto Barocco (Bach/Balanchine)
A Suite of Dances (Bach/Robbins)
Todo Buenos Aires (Piazzolla/Martins)
This fall, Principal Dancer Joaquin De Luz marks his retirement from New York City Ballet at a one-time-only event celebrating his 15-year career with the Company.
Photo: NYC Ballet in "Jewels." Credit: Paul Kolnik.
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