Tag Archives: Mauro Bigonzetti

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

I always like to use a photo of Alvin Ailey’s Revelations for my happy holiday post but I saw this one, of Hope Boykin in Mauro Bigonzetti’s Festa Barocca (photo by Steve Vaccariello), and decided it was bright and festive. … Continue reading

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Janie Taylor Debuts in Millepied’s “Why Am I Not Where You Are” Etc.

I’ve been remiss in my New York City Ballet posts! Last week I saw two programs: one featuring three dances to three different violin concertos – Peter Martins’s Barber Violin Concerto, Robbins’ Opus 19 / The Dreamer, and Balanchine’s Stravinsky … Continue reading

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TWO MORE NYCB PREMIERES: "LUCE NASCOSTA" AND "CALL ME BEN"

It’s been a season of new ballets and principal dancer farewells at New York City Ballet, and, between that and all the goings-on at ABT, it’s hard to keep up! I realized when meeting a blog reader yesterday at Philip … Continue reading

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"PRAISE THE LORD!"

Alvin Ailey audiences are always so fun! Last night was their “Target night” (tickets were severely discounted, sponsored by Target), and these kinds of audiences are the best — people screaming and cheering throughout; yelling “yeah” and “go girl!”, unable … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Tradition and Innovation

Isn’t this photo of Sara Mearns in Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 gorgeous! (Both this photo and the one below by Paul Kolnik.) On Friday, Judy and I went to see New York City Ballet’s “Tradition and Innovation” program. I know, … Continue reading

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