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Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/lar-lubovitch-dance-company

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

One of America’s most revered master choreographers, Lar Lubovitch celebrates his company’s 50th anniversary with two programs that highlight his “ravishing…complicated and mysterious” work (The New Yorker). Lubovitch presents a haunting world premiere, set to seldom-heard choral ...

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/ballet-du-grand-theatre-de-geneve

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, a thrilling company featuring classically trained dancers performing contemporary ballet choreography, returns to The Joyce stage with Swedish choreographer Pontus Lidberg’s abstract take on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion. Originally ...

Review: A 'Candide' That's The Life of the Party, But ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, April 20, 2018 Carnegie Hall’s “One-Night-Only Benefit Concert in Celebration of the Bernstein Centennial” took the form of selections from the concert version of Candide currently licensed by the Leonard Bernstein Office, performed by a top-of-the-line crew of singers, players, and ...

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 ...

New York City Ballet: Balanchine Black & White at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Three unequivocal masterpieces honor Balanchine’s groundbreaking Black & White ballets. This modernly styled but classically grounded program displays a visual accompaniment to Bach’s double violin concerto, an athletic contest to complement Stravinsky’s dissonant sounds, and an angular ...

New York City Ballet: All Balanchine at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

This collection of classics features music by some of Balanchine’s most revered composers. Apollo and Symphony in Three Movements boldly move through Stravinsky scores, one portraying Greek mythology and the other a kinetic achievement that leaves its viewers breathless. Danced by eight ...

Acosta Danza at New York City Center

Mainstage at New York City Center

https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/AdelanteCubaDance/

131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Adelante, Cuba! Festival, a celebration of Cuba through dance and music, shines a light on the vibrancy and richness of Cuban culture. International ballet superstar Carlos Acosta—who has graced all the major stages with The Royal Ballet of London, American Ballet Theatre, and Houston ...

New York City Ballet: 21st Century Choreographers at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Highlighting NYCB’s dedication to new work, two recent hits accompany a winter premiere. Pictures at an Exhibition pushes its dancers to new extremes in a world both tender and tenacious. Youthful and prismatic, Year of the Rabbit answers Sufjan Stevens’ orchestration with layered ...

A.I.M at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

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

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Abraham.In.Motion brings its “lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers” (The New York Times) to Joyce audiences. Returning with his first solo in nearly a decade, Artistic Director Kyle Abraham presents INDY, a Joyce commission created in collaboration with composer-pianist Jerome ...

E-Moves 2018 at Harlem Stage

Harlem Stage

https://www.harlemstage.org

Harlem Stage will present four nights of dance featuring three contemporary African choreographers. In addition to the three works, each night will feature a pop-up performance by up-and-coming young choreographers. The emergence of artists from the continent of Africa who are first or second ...

New York City Ballet: Spring Gala — A Tribute to Jerome Robbins

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

New York City Ballet’s 2018 Spring Gala will pay homage to Jerome Robbins as part of the Robbins 100 — a tribute marking the centennial of NYCB’s co-founding choreographer’s birth. Following a cocktail reception hosted by Ruinart champagne, the onstage program will include two ...

New York City Ballet: Tribute to Robbins at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018/Robbins-100-Festival.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

A fitting gift to Jerome Robbins, the Company will debut two world premieres animated by the master choreographer’s legacy: a 40-minute ballet, staged by Warren Carlyle featuring extracts of eight Robbins-choreographed musicals and a Justin Peck piece with a Leonard Bernstein score. Accompanying ...

New York City Ballet: All Robbins No. 1 — Bernstein Collaborations at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018/Robbins-100-Festival.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Two American masters converge in these high-energy story ballets. Fancy Free follows three soldiers on shore leave in the Big City, while Dybbuk delves into a mystical world with dreadful consequences. Renewing their international hit, West Side Story Suite brings audiences to the feuding ...

Limón Dance Company at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/limon-dance-company

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Limón Dance Company’s engagement presents work showcasing the resilience of the human spirit. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Missa Brevis, Limón’s masterful evocation of a community rebuilding, the Company unites with international dancers. Also included are Artistic Director ...

New York City Ballet: All Robbins No. 2 at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018/Robbins-100-Festival.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Robbins pays homage to two epic compositions with his grand vision and unceasing invention. The Goldberg Variations unifies the traditions of classical and modern movement in one monumental ballet to Bach’s epic score, and Les Noces finds its roots in primitive, Russian folk themes, depicting ...

New York City Ballet: All Robbins No. 3 at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018/Robbins-100-Festival.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

A look into Robbins’ astonishing imagination, this collection traverses unique microcosms, unveiling vivid personalities along the way. Beginning with the lighthearted competition of a jazz-infused work, this colorful experience includes two of Robbins’ touchingly dramatic piano ballets and a ...

American Ballet Theatre: Giselle at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Giselle/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The epitome of Romantic ballet, this heart-rending tale of unrequited love, remorse and forgiveness perfectly fuses music, movement and drama. The role of Giselle requires an exquisite stylist with daring dramatic and technical skills to create a compelling portrait of the innocent, yet ultimately ...

Parsons Dance at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/parsons-dance

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Known for its incredible athleticism and stunning dancers, Parsons Dance performs a world premiere by artistic director David Parsons, as well as Ma Maison, Trey McIntyre’s vivid exploration of Mardi Gras, with music by New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Also on the bill: Wolfgang, ...

New York City Ballet: All Robbins No. 4 at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018/Robbins-100-Festival.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

This eclectic program showcases Robbins’ versatility, allowing a range of emotions to pervade. Playful jazz accents suggest a chic Riviera setting, a chance encounter in a ballet studio captures two young dancers in a subtle and sensual pas de deux, and the sculptural forms of Greek antiquity ...

New York City Ballet: All Robbins No. 5 at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018/Robbins-100-Festival.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Three of Robbins’ most celebrated ballets unite to demonstrate his keen musical insight. Prokofiev’s feverish concerto send a male protagonist on a dreamlike search for an ethereal counterpart, and Chopin’s piano works allow the spectrum of human interaction to be distilled into the most ...

American Ballet Theatre: ABTKids at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/ABT-Kids/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

ABTKids, a playful one-hour program geared towards children, returns to the Metropolitan Opera House for another sparkling year. The American Ballet Theatre introduces future fans to the joys of movement, costumes, music and sets as the company presents bite-sized clips from the season. ...

American Ballet Theatre: Spring Gala at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/ABT-Gala/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

American Ballet Theatre’s 2018 Spring Gala is one of the most glamorous nights of the season, and will feature the World Premiere of AFTERITE by Wayne McGregor, Resident Choreographer at The Royal Ballet, and excerpts from Alexei Ratmansky’s all-new production of Harlequinade. —ABT Cover ...

American Ballet Theatre: Firebird / Afterite at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Firebird-Afterite/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

FIREBIRD: ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky choreographs this magical tale of the legendary creature who helps two noble lovers overcome an evil sorcerer, set to an iridescent score by Igor Stravinsky. AFTERITE: Wayne McGregor, one of the most well-known international choreographers of the ...

New York City Ballet: Classic NYCB at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

This quintessential NYCB program couples audience favorites with something new for a satisfyingly varied experience. Two fall premieres return, situated between masterpieces by our founding choreographers: Mozartiana’s prayerful opening will touch your spirit and its theme and variations will ...

New York City Ballet: Coppélia at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/Season-Tickets/Spring-2018.aspx

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Coppélia is one of the greatest comedic ballets in existence, presenting a delightful tale of budding romance alongside the curious contraptions of an eccentric inventor. Infatuated at the sight of Dr. Coppélius’s new doll, Frantz evades his darling Swanilda and sneaks into the inventor’s ...

DanceAfrica 2018 at Brooklyn Academy of Music

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

https://www.bam.org/dance/2018/danceafrica

30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217

The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance and music returns for its 41st year, under the leadership of artistic director Abdel R. Salaam. This beloved annual tradition is a jubilant celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora. This year, DanceAfrica offers a taste of the ...

American Ballet Theatre: La Bayadère at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/La-Bayadere/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Amid the sweeping vistas and grand temples of mystical India, this Russian classic is a glorious epic of eternal love and godly revenge.  This season, ABT offers tour-de-force performances by  Principal Dancers as the doomed temple dancer, Nikiya, the warrior who betrays her, Solor, and her ...

RIOULT Dance NY at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/rioult-dance-ny

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

RIOULT Dance NY celebrates the historic connection between choreographers and composers with Artistic Director Pascal Rioult’s “keenly musical choreography” (The Washington Post).  The engagement features a world premiere with an original score by wunderkind Polina Nazakinskaya, performed ...

American Ballet Theatre: Harlequinade at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Harlequinade/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky brings this lost classic to life with a bold new staging, inspired by the archival notes of Marius Petipa. Experience pure comedic joy as Harlequin fights for his true love, Columbine, against her father who plans to marry her to a wealthy suitor. Full of madcap ...

Ballet Tech Kids Dance at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/ballet-tech-kids-dance

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

The New York Times called Kids Dance “a New York City Treasure.” Like swallows to Capistrano, the kids return with Apple Pie, The Jig Is Up, Meshugana Dance, and Paper Tiger, too. There’ll be a world premiere, as well – Eliot Feld is choreographing Pointing 2 (to go along with ...

American Ballet Theatre: Romeo and Juliet at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Romeo-and-Juliet/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Kenneth MacMillan’s masterful interpretation of Shakespeare’s enduring romantic tragedy has become one of ABT’s signature productions. Against the sumptuous setting of Renaissance Italy, MacMillan weaves a dance tapestry rich in character nuance and sensuality, and Sergei Prokofiev’s ...

PHILADANCO! at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

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

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

The virtuosic and powerful PHILADANCO! is comprised of dancers who move “like arrows in flight” (The Washington Post). For its Joyce season, the company performs a program that includes the poetic Folded Prism, by Vietnamese choreographer Thang Dao, which infuses beautiful imagery with a ...

American Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera House

http://www.metopera.org/Season/2018-abt/Swan-Lake/

30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Of all the great classics performed by ABT today, Swan Lake remains the quintessential ballet. The one that defines the standards of any ballet company, tests its dancers, and ennobles the spirit of its audience. This romantic fable of ill-fated passion, dreamlike transformation, and ultimate ...

MADBOOTS DANCE at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/madboots-dance

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

MADBOOTS DANCE makes its Joyce debut with a program featuring the New York premiere of MASC, as well as a world premiere. Led by Jonathan Campbell and Austin Diaz, the queer, all-male company is known for its fearless athleticism and unashamed intimacy. Tackling topics related to male identity, ...

Sean Dorsey Dance at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/sean-dorsey-dance

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Making its highly anticipated New York premiere, THE MISSING GENERATION is a love letter to longtime survivors of the early AIDS epidemic. Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey created this powerful work after recording oral history interviews with LGBTQ longtime survivors across the ...

Molissa Fenley and Company at Danspace Project

Danspace Project

http://www.danspaceproject.org/calendar/molissafenley/

St. Mark’s Church, 131 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

In collaboration with percussionist Frank Cassara and violist Ralph Farris, will present an evening of dance and live music, with scores by four contemporary composers. The program features four dances from Fenley’s Water Table, three of which are New York premieres. The program also includes a ...

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