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Lincoln Center, 70 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

NEW YORK CITY BALLET: BALANCHINE BLACK & WHITE

George Balanchine redefined classical ballet with his groundbreaking "black and white" canon

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Balanchine's Black & White piece is a groundbreaking presentation of ballet which forgoes the elaborate costumes and sets synonymous with productions of his caliber, instead choosing a blank canvas approach in order to emphasize the skill of his dancers and the beauty of the music which accompanies them.


The program includes:

The Four Temperaments
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Paul Hindemith
br/> Episodes
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Anton von Webern

Duo Concertant
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Igor Stravinsky

Symphony in Three Movements
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Igor Stravinsky

 

Dates

Opening night: 24 September 2013

Closing night: 2 March 2014

Audience

Suitable for audiences of all ages.

Run time

Two hours and 27 minutes

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