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Balanchine in America
Additional title: Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Western symphony (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Commentator)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
Calegari, Maria (Dancer)
Lüders, Adam (Dancer)
Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- (Dancer)
Roy, Melinda (Dancer)
Soto, Jock (Dancer)
Saland, Stephanie (Dancer)
La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)
Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Kay, Hershy (Composer)
Boyt, John (Designer)
Kinberg, Judy (Producer)
Kinberg, Judy (Director)
Grimm, Thomas (Producer)
Venza, Jac (Producer)
Johannessen, Jørgen (Lighting designer)
Hunter, Tim (Lighting designer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Producer)
Danmarks radio (Producer)

Dance in America Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990
Place: New York, N.Y
Publisher: WNET/Thirteen
Table of Contents
Serenade (ca. 34 min.) / music, Peter Tchaikovsky ; costumes, Barbara Karinska ; danced by Darci Kistler, Kyra Nichols, Maria Calegari, Adam Lüders, Leonid Kozlov, with Marisa Cerveris, Lisa Jackson, Miriam Mahdaviani, Kathleen Tracey, and ensemble. |||| Western symphony (ca. 24 min.) / music, Hershy Kay ; scenery, John Boyt ; costumes, Karinska ; cast: Allegro, danced by Melinda Roy, Jock Soto, and ensemble ; Adagio, danced by Stephanie Saland, Robert La Fosse, and ensemble ; Rondo, danced by Helene Alexopoulos, Peter Boal, and ensemble.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6690
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2556 (former)
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Balanchine, George
Choreographers -- 20th century
Television programs
Televised dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: co-produced by WNET/Thirteen and Danmarks Radio ; produced and directed by Judy Kinberg and Thomas Grimm ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Jørgen Johannessen and Tim Hunter ; executive producer, Jac Venza ; ballets edited by Søren Kirk.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet.
Performers: Music performed by New York City Ballet Orchestra conducted by Hugo Fiorato.
Performers: Introduced by Peter Martins, ballet master in chief of the New York City Ballet.
Venue: Telecast on WNET/Thirteen's Great Performances: Dance in America series in 1990.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Performances of Serenade, the first ballet created by Balanchine on American soil, and Western symphony, his evocation of a balleticized "Wild West."
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916041940-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170479
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a99fb610-ef93-0133-4852-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Balanchine in America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Balanchine in America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2024.

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Balanchine in America