Happy 100 Jerome Robbins
On the centennial of his birth, 2018's All Robbins series takes on very special meaning for New York City Ballet. This annual celebration of their co-founder's catalogue is always a dazzling display of the choreographer's wit and originality. Perhaps best known for his work on Broadway, such as West Side Story, Gypsy and Fiddler on The Roof, Robbins the latter part of his life to building NYCB into the most creative and experimental ballet companies in the world.
All Robbins No. 1 (5/1, 5/5, 5/8, 5/20)
A selection from Robbins; Bernstein collaborations.
- Fancy Free
- West Side Story Suite
All Robbins No. 2 (5/9, 5/12, 5/16)
Robbins goes widescreen with these epic pieces set to Bach amd Russian folk music.
- The Goldberg Variations
- Les Noces
All Robbins No. 3 (5/11, 5/17)
An exploration of the choreographer's eclectic taste, featuring works set to everything from jazz to piano balladry.
- In the Night
- The Cage
- Other Dances
All Robbins No. 4 (5/15, 5/19)
Ride an emotional rollecoster with some of Robbins' most playful, comedic, and romantic pieces.
- In G Major
- Afternoon of a Faun
- Antique Epigraphs
- The Concert (or, The Perils of Everybody)