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

Formerly New York State Theater


Ended 8 Oct 2016 after 17 days

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


Closed 8 Oct 2016

unique and INGENIOUS

Balanchine's Black & White pieces are a groundbreaking presentation of neoclassical ballet which forgoes the elaborate costumes and sets synonymous with productions of the ballet master's calibre, to showcase his astounding musicality simply and succinctly. The work employs a blank canvas approach in order to emphasise the skill of his dancers and the beauty of the music which accompanies them.


Stravinsky Violin Concerto
A masterful display of symmetry, the tightly woven score takes the audience on a breathtaking journey, before revealing two of the choreographer's most beloved and innovative Pas de Deux.

Monumentum Pro Gesualdo & Movments for Dance and Orchestra
Two works that have played together since 1966, the contrasting style of beauty and detailed continue to draw audiences.

Duo Concerto
Set to Stravinsky's piece for piano and violin, this duet dances between light and dark, encapsulating a simple beauty.

Symphony in Three Movements
Much lauded, this fine ballet is an exersize in kinetic movement and the confident strides required of the dancers.

Additional Information


Opening night: 21 September 2016

Closing night: 8 October 2016


Suitable for audiences of all ages.

Run time

Two hours and 27 minutes

Show times



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