A review of New York City Ballet by Sondra Forsyth for Broadway World.
However, I found the pairing of the delicate but daring Sara Mearns and the taller yet less authoritative Maria Kowrowski to be jarring. Even so, Tyler Angle partnered both women with attention to their uniqueness. The only bad moment came when one of the corps dancers slipped and fell near the apron at stage right. To her credit, she was up in an instant and blended right back into the action but during the third ballet, a male dancer fell in exactly the same place. A woman sitting next to me whispered that she had seen two dancers fall there on Wednesday evening. Note to the stage crew: Find out what's making that spot slippery and rectify the problem!
Apollinaire Scherr reviews the company in The Financial Times.
In Dances at a Gathering, character is built into the steps as much as into the music. But it takes the dancers to bring it out, which the recent, rising crop of New York City Ballet principals and soloists did magnificently in the ballet’s first outing this year. With company pianist Susan Walters’ chiming lucidity and joyous brio coursing through them, they appeared utterly spontaneous yet committed to each mercurial moment. They moved with astounding fleetness without skirting feeling.