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Work: Bright

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ComposerDancigers, Mark
PeriodContemporary
Year2019
Work typeDance
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Ratmansky world premiere engages with the Voices

Sara Mearns and Company in Alexei Ratmansky’s Voices © Erin Baiano
Alexei Ratmansky draws out exceptional individual qualities of each of five ballerinas in his intriguing world premiere for New York City Ballet, set to spoken word and live piano.

Order and disorder: Balanchine and Tanowitz square off at NYCB

New York City Ballet in Pam Tanowitz’s Bartók Ballet © Erin Baiano
Modern dance choreographer Pam Tanowitz' first commission for New York City Ballet proved unruly yet fascinating, sandwiched between George Balanchine's enduring Valse-Fantaisie and Western Symphony.
***11
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NYCB's Spring Gala mixes uneven new works with classic Balanchine

New York City Ballet in the premiere of Justin Peck’s Bright © Erin Baiano
An imperfect performance, but after Tanowitz's muddled Bartók, Balanchine's Tchaikovsky Suite no. 3 was like balm.
***11
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