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Firebird [Close shot]
Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Robbins)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Lopez, Lourdes (Dancer)
Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- (Dancer)
Schumacher, Simone (Dancer)
Stevens, Gordon, 1966- (Dancer)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 (Designer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Marcus, Dain (Costume designer)
Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 (Costume designer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-06-06
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4334B
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 and Jerome Robbins ; music, Igor Stravinsky (revised and re-orchestrated in 1945)
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: Scenery and costumes, Marc Chagall ; scenery executed under the supervision of Volodia Odinkov ; costumes executed by Karinska ; Firebird costume supervised by Dain Marcus ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Lourdes Lopez (Firebird) ; Leonid Kozlov (Prince Ivan) ; Simone Schumacher (prince's bride) ; with Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Michele Gifford, Dana Hanson, Lydia Harmsen, Romy Karz, Sherri LeBlanc, Janey McGeary, Rebecca Metzger, Monique Meunier, Jenifer Ringer, Jennifer Tinsley, and Melissa Walter (maidens) ; Charles Anderson, Christopher Boehmer, Espen Giljane, Arch Higgins, Russell Kaiser, Robert Lyon, Richard Marsden, Peter Naumann, Bruce Padgett, Sean Savoye, Gordon Stevens, and Runsheng Ying (youths) ; Gordon Stevens (Kastchei the wizard) ; Jade Adams, Samantha Allen, Sant'gria Bello, Emily Coates, Aura Dixon, Wendy Drapala, Amanda Edge, James Fayette, Jennifer Fuchs, Pauline Golbin, Tom Gold, Heather Hawk, Arch Higgins, Isabel Kimmel, Dena Kinstlinger, Anna Liceica, Zoe Mackler, Deanna McBrearty, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson, Pascale van Kipnis, Inmaculada Velez, Elizabeth Walker, Jian Wang, Miranda Weese, Robert Wersinger, Todd Williams, and John Winfield (Kastchei's subjects).
Performers: Conductor: Gordon Boelzner.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 6, 1993 (matinee), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4334A.
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) (36 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176277
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2dc30160-f87d-0130-58ae-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Firebird [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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Firebird [Close shot]