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American Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Don-Quixote/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ sweeping tale of romance and chivalry, this classic ballet features the misadventures of the titular knight-errant of la Mancha and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza. These beloved characters are positively heroic when it comes to aiding the spirited maiden Kitri and ...

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/dimensions-dance-theatre-miami

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Following its “exuberant debut” (The Miami Herald) in 2016, Dimensions Dance Theatre has quickly made a name for itself as a promising new ballet company with a dazzling repertory reflective the vibrant Latin culture of its home city, Miami. Founded and led by former Miami City Ballet stars, ...

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/joshua-beamishmovethecompany

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Since their last appearance at The Joyce Theater’s Ballet Festival in 2015, Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY have been continuing to thrill audiences, most recently debuting at Canada’s National Arts Centre and at BAM for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. This season, the Vancouver and New York ...

Grand Rapids Symphony Brings More Than Great Music to Carnegie

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, April 17, 2018 The Grand Rapids Symphony arrives in New York this week for its first Carnegie Hall appearance in thirteen years with 85 players, a 135-member chorus, the world-renowned pianist Nelson Freire and its dynamic conductor Marcelo Lehninger. But according to ...

Review: Martha Graham Dance Company Continues Its Legacy and Ensures ...

By Bethany Hopta, Contributing Writer, April 17, 2018 The Martha Graham Dance Company, the oldest dance company in America, continued its 92nd season with performances of their Scared/Profane program at New York City Center this past weekend. On Saturday evening Janet Eilber, the artistic director of ...

Review: Basil Twist's Aquatic 'Symphonie Fantastique' Is Visually and Sonically ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, April 17, 2018 Twenty years ago, third-generation puppeteer, Basil Twist, decided to create a totally abstract work based on the music of Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz. This year, HERE, the Off-Broadway theater, has revived the work as part of their 25th ...

Review: The Drama of Mozart's Music (and Life) Fills Geffen ...

By Joanne Sydney Lessner, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 The New York Philharmonic’s April 14 screening of Milos Forman’s Oscar-winning movie Amadeus, with the musical score performed live, was bittersweet; Forman died the day before, at eighty-six. Conductor Richard Kaufman dedicated the presentation to Forman, and ...

Jazz Notes: On April 20, Jazz Foundation of America Returns to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, April 16, 2018 Every year, New York’s nonprofit the Jazz Foundation of America—whose motto is “Saving jazz and blues…one musician at a time”—helps to be a key factor for helping musicians who have faced natural disasters and ...

Review: An Expurgated ‘Carousel’ Nonetheless Thrills

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 Each year, when I cover Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel in my musical-theater history course at the Boston Conservatory, we have a lengthy discussion about what I call “The Elephant in the Room.” Carousel barker Billy Bigelow hits his ...

Art Break: Freud at the Center for Book Arts, Mixed ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 Humans and their place within the community, landscape, and the planet in general, is a topic of fascination to artists throughout the centuries. Art Break is looking at several shows opening this week that examine and discuss how ...

From Rio With Love — Grand Rapids Symphony Returns To Carnegie ...

By Joanne Sydney Lessner, Contributing Writer, April 12, 2018 The Grand Rapids Symphony takes the stage at Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 20 for the second time in the orchestra’s 88-year history. Having celebrated its 75th anniversary there in 2005, the orchestra returns with the 140-member Grand Rapids ...

Ecstatic Music Festival Features Diverse Programming and Collaborative Performances

By Leonard Bopp, Contributing Writer, April 12, 2018 Kaufman Music Center’s Ecstatic Music Festival, now in its eighth year, presents collaborative performances from a broad, diverse range of musical groups. As Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos notes, “since Kaufman Music Center launched the pioneering ...

Review: 'Children of a Lesser God' Continues To Provoke Discussion ...

By Diana Mott, Contributing Writer, April 12, 2018 The much anticipated revival of Children of a Lesser God is a testament to the timelessness of a story about the human struggle to connect and to communicate. Mark Medoff’s Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Award-winning play made ...

BalletX at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/balletx

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company, unites distinguished choreographers from around the world with an outstanding group of dancers to forge new works of athleticism, emotion, and grace. The company has been featured at the Vail Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow ...

American Ballet Theatre: Whipped Cream at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Whipped-Cream/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

From the delicious imaginations of Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky and pop surrealist visionary Mark Ryden comes a second helping of this dollop of delightful whimsy. In this fantastical confection, a young boy overindulges at a Viennese pastry shop and falls into a delirium. To escape his ...

Ashley Bouder Project at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/ashley-bouder-project

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

The Ashley Bouder Project returns with a program that includes the premiere of a solo performed by Ashley Bouder, created by Lauren Lovette, principal dancer with NYCB; and a new piece by Abdul Latif, current resident at the Broadway Dance Lab. Rounding out the program is Bouder’s elegant In ...

Barak Ballet at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/barak-ballet

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Barak Ballet presents contemporary dance pieces that captivate audiences, invoke thought, and expand the art form of ballet. The company thrives on dynamic partnerships with dancers, choreographers, composers, musicians, designers, and media artists, and the resulting works radiate artistic ...

Batsheva – The Young Ensemble at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/batsheva-young-ensemble

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Batsheva – The Young Ensemble performs Ohad Naharin’s Bessie Award-winning dance, Naharin’s Virus, inspired by the great Austrian writer Peter Handke’s play, Offending the Audience. Originally created in collaboration with Batsheva dancers, the work employs Naharin’s coolly ...

MOMIX at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/momix

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Full of “beguiling, eye-filling and often impressive visual and movement theatrics” (The Wall Street Journal), MOMIX delights both young and old, year after year. Seamlessly blending illusion, physicality, magic and whimsy, this dazzling company returns with a compilation of company treasures ...

The Sarasota Ballet at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/sarasota-ballet

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Following the success of its 2016 Joyce engagement, The Sarasota Ballet returns with a special program comprised of selections from its vast repertoire by world-renowned choreographers like Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Dame Ninette de Valois, Twyla Tharp, Sir David Bintley, Christopher ...

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