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Swan lake [Wide shot]
Additional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work : Balanchine after Ivanov)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
Fischer, Lindsay (Dancer)
Karz, Zippora (Dancer)
Reyes, Teresa (Dancer)
Otto, William, 1958- (Dancer)
York, Donald (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Vaës, Alain (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 / Origin
Date Created: 1993-05-16
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4288A
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 after Lev Ivanov ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
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, Alain Vaës ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Kyra Nichols (Odette, queen of the swans) ; Lindsay Fischer (Prince Siegfried) ; Jade Adams, Samantha Allen, Emily Coates, Aura Dixon, Wendy Drapala, Amanda Edge, Jennifer Fuchs, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Michele Gifford, Pauline Golbin, Dana Hanson, Lydia Harmsen, Heather Hawk, Isabel Kimmel, Dena Kinstlinger, Sherri LeBlanc, Anna Liceica, Zoe Mackler, Deanna McBrearty, Janey McGeary, Rebecca Metzger, Catherine Ryan, Jennifer Tinsley, Pascale van Kipnis, Inmaculada Velez, Elizabeth Walker, Melissa Walter, Miranda Weese (swans) ; Sant'gria Bello, Christopher Boehmer, James Fayette, Arch Higgins, Richard Marsden, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson, Jian Wang, Robert Wersinger, Todd Williams (hunters) ; William Otto (Von Rotbart, a sorcerer) ; pas de neuf performed by Zippora Karz with Adams, Dixon, Gifford, Hawk, Hanson, Kinstlinger, McGeary, and Walter ; valse bluette performed by Teresa Reyes with Allen, Coates, Golbin, Kimmel, LeBlanc, Liceica, McBrearty, Metzger, Tinsley, Walker, and Weese ; variation performed by Nichols ; valse performed by Fischer.
Performers: Conductor: Donald York.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 16, 1993 (evening), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Wide shot version ; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-4288B.
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) (42 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175948
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d143450-0826-0131-036a-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Swan lake [Wide shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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Swan lake [Wide shot]