★★★★✰ The program opened with one of Justin Peck’s best pieces in years, Partita...
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★★★★✰ The latest offering from New York City Ballet, by Kyle Abraham, is a particularly handsome, intelligent, and well-filmed example of the (made and streamed under Covid) genre.
★★★★✰ On the penultimate day of the fall season, I managed to catch a performance of New York City Ballet’s revival of Merce Cunningham’s Summerspace. The 1958 piece, which had its City Ballet premiere in 1966, was last performed here in 2000.
★★★✰✰ The fascination with ballet is strong in Forsythe. After years of creating a form of dance theater in Germany, he has returned to his classical roots with a renewed energy.
★★★★✰ Forsythe is surprising himself and his audience with new discoveries of what bodies and ballets can do.
★★✰✰✰ The effect of Shen’s “Neither,” like that of the original opera, is decidedly muted.
In the world of opera, dance has a rather low place on the totem pole. Music critics (and opera audiences) can be pretty dismissive...
Endearing, intelligent and enterprising, Sikorski and Wellesley Wesley will find the right format for Nora to flourish.