★★★★✰ Amy Pearl really connected with Yoann Bourgeois’ upside down dream world, if the livestream experience itself was not always so brilliant.
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★★★★✰ After watching two of the four programs, a few things stand out. Firstly, it is clear that this is no simple gala, despite the format; there is a strong personal esthetic and philosophy at work behind the programs.
New York City Ballet's second bill in Washington was all about 21st-Century Choreographers, with works by Alexei Ratmansky, Christopher Wheeldon, Justin Peck and Peter Martins.
No sets – just glorious lighting designs playing essential roles in the performances.