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NYCB, ABT, and MCB Dancers at Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival26-27 July

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#1 Helene



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 11:03 AM

David Hallberg just tweeted:


You can still get tickets for my performance at Nantucket Dance Festival TOMORROW here: http://bit.ly/184pS4u


From the Festival website:


Artistic Director, Benjamin Millepied and Associate Artistic Director Tyler Angle.


Friday, July 26:
Evening performance. 6:30 pm, Nantucket High School Auditorium.  A spectacular evening of ballet performed by stars of the American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet and New York City Ballet. Tickets on sale July 1st on the website or at the library.


Saturday, July 27:
Children’s Program. 11 am, Nantucket High School Auditorium.  A fun, interactive program for children ages 5 and up. Principal dancers and brothers Tyler and Jared Angle as well as Jennie Somogyi lead children onstage through a choreographed piece based on George Balanchine’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The dancers will also perform an excerpt from the piece.


Saturday, July 27:
Evening performance. 6:30 pm, Nantucket High School Auditorium.  A spectacular evening of ballet performed by stars of the American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet and New York City Ballet. Tickets on sale July 1st on the website or at the library.


I'd didn't know this was happening, or I would have added posted earlier; here are events from earlier in the week:


Monday, July 22:
Author Talk with Cathy Marie Buchanan, author of The Painted Girls. 5 pm, Nantucket Atheneum Great Hall. Free.


Tuesday, July 23:
Film NY Export: Opus Jazz Followed by Q&A with the film’s Producers Sean Suozzi and Ellen Bar, and Cinematographer/Director Jody Lee Lipes. 5 pm, Nantucket Atheneum Great Hall. Free.


Wednesday, July 24:
Youth Master Ballet Classes taught by members of the dance company. Limited to dancers up to 18 years old with at least two years of training. 9:30 and 11 am, Nantucket High School Auditorium. Free, but registration is required. Call 508-228-1110 ext 107 to sign up.


Thursday, July 25:
Lecture/Demonstration: Assistant Artistic Director Tyler Angle, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet,  takes the audience through selected dance pieces from the performance program. 4 pm, Nantucket High School Auditorium. Free.

#2 susanger



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 04:38 PM

The program is:


Dance Festival: Dance Performance Program

Star dancers from the American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet and Miami City Ballet will perform the program below on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27. Both performances start at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be available beginning July 1st at the library and online.

2013 Dance Program

Music:  Valse Fantaisie in B minor by Mikhail Glinka
Choreography: George Balanchine
Premiere: 1967

Dancers: Patrica Delgado, Jared Angle, Krisitin Segin, Sarah Adams, Lydia Wellington, Gretchen Smith

Mercurial Manoeuvres (excerpt)
Music:  Piano Concerto No. 1 by Dimitri Shostakovich
Choreography: Christoper Wheeldon
Premiere: 2000, New York State Theater. Lincoln Center.

Dancers: Tyler Angle, Jennie Somogyi

Justin Peck World Premiere
Music: Sonata in A Major by Franz Schubert
Choreography: Justin Peck
Premiere: July 2013 Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival

Dancers: Patricia Delgado, Jared Angle, Lauren King, Taylor Stanley
Pianist: Cameron Grant


Seven Sonatas
Music: Keyboard Sonatas K, 30, 39, 198, 450, 474, 481,547  by Domenico Scarlatti
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Premiere: 2009, The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College

Dancers: David Hallberg, Xiomara Reyes, Stella Abrera, Blaine Hoven, Christine Shevchenko, Joseph Phillips
Pianist: Cameron Grant


Music: CPE Bach Cello Concerto in A Minor, 3rd Movement and Surfin’ Bird by The Cramps
Choreography: Marco Goecke
Premiere: 2011, Pacific Northwest Ballet, McCaw Hall

Dancer: Sean Suozzi

Sanguinic, the second movement from The Four Temperments (excerpt)
Music: The Four Temperments  by Paul Hindemith
Choreography: George Balanchine
Premiere: 1946, Ballet Society

Dancers: Tyler Angle, Jennie Somogyi, Sara Adams, Gretchen Smith, Kristin Segin, Lydia Wellington

Music: Grande Tarantelle by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Choreography: George Balanchine
Premiere: 1964, City Center of Music and Drama, New York City

Dancers: Lauren King, Taylor Stanley

*The dance program, as well as the order of dances, may be subject to change.


#3 Barbara


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Posted 27 July 2013 - 04:31 AM

Wish I could just pop over to Nantucket but that's a major undertaking from the Hudson Valley.

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 10:55 AM

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