Kinetic, fresh beats meet lush and memorable orchestrations in this mixed bill featuring works from Balanchine and Peck. Vibrant and full of masterful displays of technique and imagination, this could just be the most entertaining program of the season.
Stars & Stripes (Hershey Kay/Balanchine)
An exuberant celebration of the nation's spirit, this ode to his adopted country shows Balanchine's wit and and florish.
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Rodgers, orch. by Kay/Balanchine)
Gangsters and showgirls mingle in this excerpt from Rodgers and Harts 'On A Clear Day'.
Tarantella (Gottschalk, orch. by Kay/Balanchine)
From an old Southern Italian dance, Tarantella is a showcase of classical expertise, wrapped in a charming outer layer.
The Times Are Racing (Dan Deacon/Peck)
Peck's 2017 premiere piece, famed for the dancers in sneakers, ends the evening with its irresistible mix of of both choreography and music.