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David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center
Formerly New York State Theater 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023
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4.7 average rating
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10 reviews
15 stars
attended May 21 2011

The program included classical and contemporary dances, all beautifully presented. I know of no other ballet company that does both equally well. And the seats were fabulous!

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13 reviews
17 stars
attended May 31 2011

GREAT SEATS again.. thanks Goldstar, and awesome performance, great program.. as always

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11 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 04 2011

Fabulous seats to a wonderful performance. Working with Goldstar is very easy and convenient. Just one quick stop to pick up tickets and you're on your way to your seats.

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*May 21, 2011 at 2:00pm

Balanchine/Wheeldon

Divertimento No. 15 (Mozart/Balanchine)*

A work of prodigious invention, Balanchine creates a regal court of dancers to compliment Mozart’s sparkling score.

_*Polyphonia*_* (Ligeti/Wheeldon)*

Regarded by many as a breakthrough contemporary work, Polyphonia’s four couples wind their way through ten eerily melodious Ligeti selections.

La Sonnambula* (Rieti, based on themes by Bellini/Balanchine)*

Deceit, desire, and death shadow La Sonnambula’s aristocratic masked ball, entertaining with its fanciful divertissements and haunting the imagination with its poignant story.

*May 21, 2011 at 8:00pm

All Robbins

Interplay (Gould/Robbins)*

Distinctly American and youthful in spirit, Interplay reveals the best of jazz and boogie-woogie while its dancers take part in playful competition.

Afternoon of a Faun* (Debussy/Robbins)*

Subtle, sensual, and narcissistic, Afternoon of a Faun depicts a chance encounter between two young dancers in a studio.

Antique Epigraphs* (Debussy/Robbins)*

An all-female cast performs this dramatic and introspective piece, alluding to the earthy fervor and sculptural forms of Greek antiquity.

The Concert* (Chopin/Robbins)*

A piano recital with quirky characters and loads of comic antics, this Robbins classic will have you rolling with laughter.

*May 27, 2011 at 8:00pm

Balanchine/Robbins/Martins

Donizetti Variations (Donizetti/Balanchine)*

Feats of bravura dancing are brought center stage in this exhilarating series of classical dances in the Bournonville style.

_*Interplay*_* (Gould/Robbins)*

Distinctly American and youthful in spirit, Interplay reveals the best of jazz and boogie-woogie while its dancers take part in playful competition.

Fearful Symmetries* (Adams/Martins)*

Fearful Symmetries is an ever-changing cascade of dancers costumed in vibrant tones of red with a racing score by celebrated American composer John Adams.

*May 31, 2011 at 7:30pm

Balanchine/Wheeldon/Martins

Donizetti Variations (Donizetti/Balanchine)*

Feats of bravura dancing are brought center stage in this exhilarating series of classical dances in the Bournonville style.

_Polyphonia _(Ligeti/Wheeldon)

Regarded by many as a breakthrough contemporary work, Polyphonia’s four couples wind their way through ten eerily melodious Ligeti selections

Thou Swell* (Rodgers/Martins)*

_Thou Swell _embodies all the glamour of early-20th-century café society with its glittering décor, sumptuous fashion, and romantic Richard Rodgers songs.

*June 4, 2011 at 2:00pm

All Robbins

2 & 3 Part Inventions (Bach/Robbins)*

This inventive work shines with optimism and youthful spirit as its eight dancers move to eleven touching Bach piano studies.

Opus 19/The Dreamer (Prokofiev/Robbins)

Set to Prokofiev’s feverish concerto, Opus 19/The Dreamer focuses on a male protagonist’s interactions with his ethereal counterpart.

The Concert* (Chopin/Robbins)*

A piano recital with quirky characters and loads of comic antics, this Robbins classic will have audiences rolling with laughter.

*June 10, 2011 at 8:00pm

Martins/Robbins/Wheeldon

Thou Swell (Rodgers/Martins)*

Thou Swell embodies all the glamour of early-20th-century café society with its glittering décor, sumptuous fashion, and romantic Rodgers songs.

2 & 3 Part Inventions* (Bach/Robbins)*

This inventive work shines with optimism and youthful spirit as its eight dancers move to eleven touching Bach piano studies.

Mercurial Manoeuvres* (Shostakovich/Wheeldon)*

A dynamic work suggesting militaristic patterns, _Mercurial Manoeuvres _distills Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 into a rapidly-changing, geometric kaleidoscope.

*June 11, 2011 at 8:00pm

*_*See the Music *_

This program includes a brief discussion and an orchestral demonstration of one of the ballets on the program, led by NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins and Music Director Fayçal Karoui.

*Balanchine/Wheeldon/Martins

Donizetti Variations (Donizetti/Balanchine)*

Feats of bravura dancing are brought center stage in this exhilarating series of classical dances in the Bournonville style.

Mercurial Manoeuvres* (Shostakovich/Wheeldon)*

A dynamic work suggesting militaristic patterns, Mercurial Manoeuvres distills Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 into a rapidly-changing, geometric kaleidoscope.

*Thou Swell *(Rodgers/Martins)

Thou Swell embodies all the glamour of early-20th-century café society with its glittering décor, sumptuous fashion, and romantic Rodgers songs.

Photos © Paul Kolnik

About the Ticket Supplier: New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet, one of the foremost dance companies in the world, is unique in US artistic history. Solely responsible for training its own artists and creating its own works, New York City Ballet was the first ballet institution in the world with two permanent homes, the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. Explore what New York City Ballet has to offer — its rich company history, repertoire of ballets, and world-class dancers.