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Dinner with Balanchine, [Part three]
Additional title: Western symphony (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Agon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Jaffe, Susan (Dancer)
Hübbe, Nikolaj (Dancer)
Borree, Yvonne (Dancer)
Calvert, Stacey (Dancer)
Sosenko, Roma (Dancer)
Houston, Kipling (Dancer)
Martins, Nilas (Dancer)
Gold, Tom (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Karz, Zippora (Dancer)
Tracey, Kathleen, 1969- (Dancer)
Evans, Albert, 1970- (Dancer)
Higgins, Arch (Dancer)
Whelan, Wendy (Dancer)
Bussell, Darcey (Dancer)
Fischer, Lindsay (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Kay, Hershy (Composer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Boyt, John (Designer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Score, Robert (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-06-27
Table of Contents
Western symphony [excerpts] (ca. 11 min.) / music, Hershy Kay ; scenery, John Boyt ; costumes, Karinska ; Fourth movement, Rondo, performed by Susan Jaffe, Nikolaj Hübbe, Yvonne Borree, Stacey Calvert, Roma Sosenko, Kipling Houston, Nilas Martins, and Tom Gold, with Samantha Allen, Lydia Harmsen, Jenifer Ringer, Jennifer Tinsley, Sant'gria Bello, Arch Higgins, Robert Wersinger, Todd Williams, Jade Adams, Amanda Edge, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Dana Hanson, Romy Karz, Isabel Kimmel, Andrea Long, Janey McGeary, Rebecca Metzger, Monique Meunier, Catherine Ryan, Santhe Tsetsilas, Inmaculada Velez, Elizabeth Walker, Melissa Walter, James Fayette, Robert Lyon, Sean Savoye, and Gordon Stevens. |||| Agon [excerpts] (ca. 24 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; cast: First pas de trois: Sarabande / performed by Peter Boal -- Gaillard / performed by Zippora Karz and Kathleen Tracey -- Coda / performed by Boal, Karz, and Tracey -- Second pas de trois, Bransle simple / performed by Albert Evans and Arch Higgins -- Bransle gay / performed by Wendy Whelan -- Bransle double (de Poitou) / performed by Evans, Higgins, and Whelan -- Pas de deux / performed by Darcey Bussell and Lindsay Fischer.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4386
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet with guest artists Susan Jaffe and Darcey Bussell.
Performers: Conductors: Hugo Fiorato, Gordon Boelzner, Maurice Kaplow, and Donald York.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 27, 1993, during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Robert Score.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (35 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Third of four recordings documenting the closing performance of the Balanchine Celebration. For the other recordings, see *MGZIC 9-4384, 9-4385, and 9-4387.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176421
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0cb55770-f86e-0130-ecba-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2016: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dinner with Balanchine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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Dinner with Balanchine