2012 City Center SeasonOctober 16-20, 2012
Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:03 PM
The brochure also includes the dates for the Nutcrcacker at BAM: December 7-16, 2012.
Dates for ticket sales for both TBA.
I don't find any of this on the ABT web site yet, but perhaps soon.
Posted 20 March 2012 - 02:53 PM
Is that correct -- Nutcracker only from Dec 7-16? Only 10 days, and so early in the season?
Posted 20 March 2012 - 03:28 PM
Yes, Nutcracker is December 7-16. No explanation for anything.
Posted 20 March 2012 - 03:48 PM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:33 PM
Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:07 PM
Very disappointed by the short City Center "season" too.
Posted 22 March 2012 - 12:44 PM
If so, not at the Kennedy Center, which presents the Ballet West version of Nutcracker next season. ABT's Nut must be traveling somewhere else in late December. (One big plus about having simple sets.)
Posted 22 March 2012 - 02:48 PM
Also, I just received the NYCB brochure, offering "The Cage". Is this the same ballet that is a retelling of "Giselle" by Robbins (as per one L. Kirsten's books, I think)? I ask because the brochure only describes insects and gender battles.
Posted 25 March 2012 - 06:35 PM
Posted 25 June 2012 - 07:49 AM
Ratmansky to create Shostakovich trilogy
Posted 25 June 2012 - 07:58 AM
Posted 25 June 2012 - 08:17 AM
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT THREE-PART WORLD PREMIERE BALLET BY ALEXEI RATMANSKY SET TO SHOSTAKOVICH SYMPHONIES
NEW WORK SET TO SHOSTAKOVICH’S SYMPHONY NO. 9 TO PREMIERE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT NEW YORK CITY CENTER
SECOND AND THIRD WORKS TO PREMIERE
SPRING 2013 AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE
American Ballet Theatre will premiere the first of a three-part work, choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky and set to symphonies by Dmitri Shostakovich, during its Fall 2012 season at New York City Center, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The first work, set to Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9, will have its World Premiere on Thursday,
October 18. The second and third works, set to Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 and Chamber Symphony for Strings (Op. 110a) respectively, will receive their World Premieres during the Company’s 2013 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House. The complete trio of works will be presented as a full evening of one-act ballets during the Spring season.
Ratmansky’s World Premiere Shostakovich works will feature sets by George Tsypin and costumes by Keso Dekker. Tsypin previously designed the sets for ABT’s production of Othello, choreographed by Lar Lubovitch in 1997. Dekker designed Ratmansky’s Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Dutch National Ballet in March of this year.
American Ballet Theatre performs at New York City Center
October 16-20, 2012. Repertory and ticket information to be announced.
Posted 25 June 2012 - 10:06 AM
Also--I'm glad this topic was bumped up as I've got another tibit, and I didn't know where to put it: I was browsing the Antony Tudor Trust website the other day and it says ABT will be doing Leaves are Fading in Fall 2012 (assumingly at City Center). http://www.antonytud.../news/news.html
Posted 25 June 2012 - 10:19 AM
I was thinking of trying to visit D.C. in October to see the Ratmansky Cinderella, but I gather it's the same week and a new Ratmansky to Shostakovich (plus Tudor) may be more tempting...
Posted 25 June 2012 - 10:22 AM
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