Variations pour une porte et un soupir ; [and] Chaconne [Wide shot]Additional title: Variations pour une porte et un soupir (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Chaconne (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Chaconne
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Calegari, Maria (Dancer)Edwards, Jeffrey (Dancer)Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)Fischer, Lindsay (Dancer)Killian, Katrina (Dancer)Byars, Michael (Dancer)Schumacher, Simone (Dancer)Sosenko, Roma (Dancer)White, Diana (Ballet dancer) (Dancer)Lyon, Robert, 1968- (Dancer)York, Donald (Conductor)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Henry, Pierre, 1927- (Composer)Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- (Designer)Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787 (Composer)Karinska, Barbara (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)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
George Balanchine Celebration
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993-06-18
Table of ContentsVariations pour une porte et un soupir (ca. 27 min.) / sonority, Pierre Henry ; scenery and costumes, Rouben Ter-Arutunian ; performed by Maria Calegari and Jeffrey Edwards. |||| Chaconne (ca. 34 min.) / music, Christoph Willibald von Gluck (ballet music from the opera Orphée et Euridice) ; costumes, Karinska ; performed by Kyra Nichols, Lindsay Fischer, Katrina Killian, Michael Byars, Miriam Mahdaviani, Jenifer Ringer, Simone Schumacher, Roma Sosenko, Diana White, Robert Lyon, Peter Naumann, Sean Savoye, and others ; [dance of the blessed spirits] performed by Jade Adams, Samantha Allen, Aura Dixon, Dana Hanson, Dena Kinstlinger, Janey McGeary, Jennifer Tinsley, Pascale van Kipnis, and Melissa White ; [pas de deux] performed by Nichols and Fischer ; [ensemble dance] performed by Killian, Byars, Mahdaviani, Ringer, Schumacher, Sosenko, White, Lyon, Naumann, Savoye, Wendy Drapala, Isabel Kimmel, Inmaculada Velez, and Elizabeth Walker, with Adams, Allen, Michele Gifford, Hanson, Heather Hawk, Kinstlinger, Tinsley, Van Kipnis, Walter, Sant'gria Bello, James Fayette, Andrew Robertson, Jian Wang, Robert Wersinger, and Todd Williams ; pas de trois performed by Schumacher, White, and Lyon ; pas de deux performed by Killian and Byars ; pas de cinq performed by Sosenko with Drapala, Kimmel, Velez, and Walker ; pas de deux performed by Nichols and Fischer ; chaconne performed by Nichols and Fischer with Mahdaviani, Ringer, Naumann, Savoye, and ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4360A
TopicsBalanchine, GeorgeNew York City BalletBalanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)Ballet
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/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: Original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet.Performers: Conductor: Donald York.Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 18, 1993, during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Wide shot version ; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-4360B.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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176647Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7cf60ec0-0826-0131-cfee-3c075448cc4b
Rights StatementThe copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.
Item timeline of events