Dinner with Balanchine, [Part one], Russian hors d'oeuvres (ballets based on Russian music)

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Dinner with Balanchine, [Part one], Russian hors d'oeuvres (ballets based on Russian music)
Additional title: Scherzo à la russe (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Martins, Peter (Speaker)
Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)
White, Diana (Dancer)
Ayupova, Zhanna (Dancer)
Barker, Patricia, active 1988 (Dancer)
Guérin, Isabelle, 1961- (Dancer)
Martins, Nilas (Dancer)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Zelensky, Igor (Dancer)
Anderson, Ronald, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Benois, Nicola, 1901-1988 (Designer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Score, Robert (Videographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
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
Fanfare for a new theater (ca. 2 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; instrumental work performed by Robert Haley and Ronald Anderson, trumpeters. |||| Welcome speech (ca. 2 min.) / delivered by Peter Martins. |||| Scherzo à la russe (ca. 6 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; costumes, Karinska ; performed by Helene Alexopoulos and Diana White with Jade Adams, Aura Dixon, Wendy Drapala, Amanda Edge, Michele Gifford, Heather Hawk, Dena Kinstlinger, Deanna McBrearty, Janey McGeary, Santhe Tsetsilas, Pascale van Kipnis, Jennifer Tinsley, Inmaculada Velez, Elizabeth Walker, Melissa Walter, and Miranda Weese. |||| Apollo [excerpt] (ca. 22 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; performed by Zhanna Ayupova (Calliope), Patricia Barker (Polyhymnia), Isabelle Guérin (Terpsichore), and Nilas Martins (Apollo). |||| Theme and variations [excerpt] (ca. 16 min.) / music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (from Suite no. 3) ; scenery and costumes, Nicolas Benois ; original lighting, Bates ; performed by Darci Kistler and Igor Zelensky with Stacey Calvert, McGeary, Teresa Reyes, Kathleen Tracey, Russell Kaiser, Robert Lyon, Peter Naumann, and Gordon Stevens, and Gifford, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Romy Karz, Sherri LeBlanc, Rebecca Metzger, Monique Meunier, Catherine Ryan, Deborah Wingert, Charles Anderson, Sant'gria Bello, James Fayette, Arch Higgins, Andrew Robertson, Jian Wang, Robert Wersinger, and Todd Williams.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4384
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 Zhanna Ayupova, Patricia Barker, and Isabelle Guérin.
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) (50 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
First of four recordings documenting the closing performance of the Balanchine Celebration. For the other recordings, see *MGZIC 9-4385, 9-4386, and 9-4387.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176419
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12da0470-e372-0130-d80d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dinner with Balanchine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/14931ce0-e372-0130-a22e-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dinner with Balanchine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 3, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/14931ce0-e372-0130-a22e-3c075448cc4b

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Dinner with Balanchine