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Suzanne Farrell's farewell performance
Additional title: Square dance (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Sophisticated lady (Choreographic work : Martins)
Additional title: In the night (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Additional title: Vienna waltzes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Choreographer)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Dancer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Dancer)
Ashley, Merrill (Dancer)
Lüders, Adam (Dancer)
Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)
Frame, Peter (Dancer)
Soto, Jock (Dancer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
Mydtskov, Jeppe (Dancer)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Andersen, Ib, 1954- (Dancer)
Roy, Melinda (Dancer)
Houston, Kipling (Dancer)
Calegari, Maria (Dancer)
Neubert, Otto (Dancer)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Corelli, Arcangelo, 1653-1713 (Composer)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-11-26
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Square dance / choreography by George Balanchine; music by Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli; danced by Merrill Ashley, Adam Lüders, with Stacy Caddell, Marisa Cerveris, Katrina Killian, Miriam Mahdaviani, Rebecca Metzger, Roma Sosenko, Paul Boos, Michael Byars, Jeffrey Edwards, Patrick Hinson, Laurence Matthews, Bruce Padgett (27 min.) |||| DiReelsc 2. Sophisticated lady / choreography by Peter Martins; music by Duke Ellington; danced by Suzanne Farrell, Peter Martins with Tracy Bennett, Christopher Boehmer, Ben Huys, Russell Kaiser, Jerome Kipper, Nilas Martins, Laurence Matthews, Peter Naumann, Philip Neal, William Otto, Francois Perron, Alexandre Proia, Brian Reeder, Sean Savoye, Peter Stark, Gordon Stevens (13 min.) |||| Reel 3. In the night / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Frederic Chopin; danced by Helene Alexopoulos, Peter Frame, Kyra Nichols, Jeppe Mydtskov, Darci Kistler, Jock Soto (27 min.) |||| Reel 4. Vienna waltzes / choreography by George Balanchine; music by Johann Strauss II, Franz Léhar, Richard Strauss; danced by Kyra Nichols, Jock Soto, Heather Watts, Ib Andersen, Melinda Roy, Kipling Houston, Maria Calegari, Otto Neubert, Suzanne Farrell, with Barbara Britten, Allison Brown, Carole Divet, Florence Fitzgerald, Lisa Jackson, Julie Michael, Sabrina Pillars, Teresa Reyes, Deborah Wingert, Charles Anderson, Patrick Hinson, Ben Huys, Russell Kaiser, Nilas Martins, Peter Naumann, William Otto, Francois Perron, Gordon Stevens, Runsheng Ying, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Michele Gifford, Lydia Harmsen, Andrea Long, Rebecca Metzger, Gretchen Patchell, Kathleen Tracey, Santhe Tsetsilas, Yvonne Borree, Jennifer Fuchs, Sherri LeBlanc, Christopher Boehmer, Tom Gold, Ethan Stiefel, Marisa Cerveris, Darla Hoover, Zippora Karz, Margo Krody, Miriam Mahdaviani, Rita Norona, Mandy-Jayne Richardson, Catherine Ryan, Tracy Bennett, Paul Boos, Espen Giljane, Jerome Kipper, Laurence Matthews, Alexandre Proia, Brian Reeder, Runsheng Ying (46 min.) -- Ovations for Suzanne Farrell (14 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5025
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2230 (former)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- -- Anniversaries, etc
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on Nov. 26, 1989, for archival purposes.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (127 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in
This program was Suzanne Farrell's farewell performance with New York City Ballet. Farrell appears in Sophisticated lady and Vienna waltzes.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 181103245
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16731016
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e942aaf0-aa20-0133-c67f-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suzanne Farrell's farewell performance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

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Suzanne Farrell's farewell performance