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Performer: George Balanchine

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AmsterdamBest of Balanchine

Best of Balanchine
Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Gershwin
George Balanchine; Dutch National Ballet; Fayçal Karoui; Dutch Ballet Orchestra

New York CityJewels

Various: Jewels
George Balanchine; New York City Ballet; New York City Ballet Orchestra

New York CityBalanchine + Wheeldon

Glazunov, Henry, Nyman
George Balanchine; Christopher Wheeldon; New York City Ballet; New York City Ballet Orchestra

MunichJewels

Jewels
Various: Jewels
George Balanchine; Bavarian State Ballet; Robert Reimer; Barbara Karinska; Bayerisches Staatsorchester

New York CityAll Balanchine

Glinka, Hindemith, Traditional
George Balanchine; New York City Ballet; New York City Ballet Orchestra
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Not all Balanchine's Jewels sparkle in Brisbane

Daria Khokhlova in Emeralds © Damir Yusupov
The Bolshoi are beautiful but uncertain dancers of Balanchine in Brisbane.
***11
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A gorgeous triple bill to end The Royal Ballet's season

The Firebird: Edward Watson and Yasmine Naghdi © ROH | Tristram Kenton
The Firebird/A Month in the Country/Symphony in C is an effective and enjoyable programme to close The Royal Ballet's season.
****1
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Balanchine, Limón and an emerging choreographer close PNB season

Lindsi Dec, Steven Loch, Joshua Grant and Elizabeth Murphy in The Moor’s Pavane © Angela Sterling
A finale to Pacific Northwest’s Ballet’s 2018-1019 season sends the audience home with memories of satisfying new work, appreciation of the old, and shaken to the core by a Limón performance.
*****
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Dreamy Midsummer ends NYCB's spring season

Teresa Reichlen (Titania) © Paul Kolnik
Yet the audience loved it, just as they love every performance of A Midsummer's Night DreamI've ever attended. This ballet is a tribute to Shakespeare, a tribute to love, a tribute to dance. One walks out feeling as if one's "soul is in the sky."
****1
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NYCB's eclectic program worth the three hours

Harrison Ball in Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes © Erin Baiano
The ending of Stars and Stripesis a sure-fire applause machine. The lowering of the flag while all the regiments march and salute onstage is so corny that only Balanchine could have choreographed it with a straight face. And yet it worked in 1958 and it works in 2019. 
*****
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