Ashley Bouder in George Balanchine’s Firebird, photo by Paul Kolnik New York City Ballet’s winter season includes many full-length narrative ballets, but on Saturday evening, the company performed a triple bill of short stories. Although the newest one, Firebird, premiered in 1949, the ballets told timeless stories: three sailors on shore leave in New York City, [...]
"One afternoon, we went to the House of Guerlain. George [Balanchine] wanted to choose a perfume for me. We sampled several before he settled on L'Heure Bleue (the expression the French have for twighlight), a beautiful, subtle fragrance that I still use today. Show More Summary
Symphony in Three Movements, photo by Paul Kolnik Sunday afternoon’s program displayed disparate moods and movement, ranging from George Balanchine’s neo-classical to neo-romantic works, with a ballet by Christopher Wheeldon showingShow More Summary
Darci Kistler, 44, the sole remaining ballerina at New York City Ballet to have danced under the company's legendary founder George Balanchine, has announced that she's retiring after 28 years. [New York Times] ...
NYCB dancers in Douglas Lee’s Lifecasting, photo by Paul Kolnik George Balanchine is a lucky man. Every year he receives a new ballet on his birthday, January 22, from New York City Ballet. This year, the company not only honored Mr. B. on its “New Combinations” program, but also launched the Rudolf Nureyev Fund [...]
KRISTIN SLOANNew York City BalletNew York, NY USABIO | POSTS LIFE INTERNATIONAL cover 08-23-1965 Choreographer George Balanchine & dancer Suzanne Farrell in costume for the ballet “Don Quixote” Photographer: Gjon Mili Google has been...Show More Summary