★★★★✰ Some nights at the ballet you just get lucky: all the works are beautiful and the program is well balanced, and each of the casts is led by a ballerina who seems just right for the role.
“…it’s hard not to get the impression that New York City Ballet is on a roll.”
One cannot help but be amazed by the number of exceptional women in the company, and by how differently they approach the steps, the music and the temperament of each ballet.
The much admired Suzanne Farrell Ballet have just been performing at their Kennedy Center home in Washington – Oksana Khadarina reviews the Balanchine works (Mozartiana and Episodes) on Programme A…
What one does not see much of, at least at first glance, is nostalgia for the motherland. “I never had nostalgia about anything,” Baryshnikov says.
I’m not yet fully convinced of the wisdom of New York City Ballet’s thematic seasons, organized around the music of a single composer….