Piano Pieces

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Piano Pieces is a ballet made for New York City Ballet's Tschaikovsky Festival by balletmaster Jerome Robbins to the composer's music:

  • Danse Characteristique, Op. 72, No. 4
  • Le Paysan Prelude, Op. 39, No. 12
  • Chanson Populaire, Op. 39, No. 13
  • Polka, Op. 39, No. 14
  • Le Petit Cavalier, Op. 39, No. 3
  • Reverie, Op. 9, No. 1
  • La Sorciere, Op. 39, No. 20
  • November, Op. 37b, No. 11
  • Natha-Valse, Op. 51, No. 4
  • Mazurka, Op. 39, No. 1
  • October-Chant d'automne, Op. 37b, No. 10
  • Polka de Salon, Op. 9, No. 2
  • Juin - Barcarolle, Op. 37b, No. 6
  • Scherzo a la Russe, Op. 1, No. 1

The premiere took place on June 11, 1981, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, with costumes by Ben Benson and lighting by Ronald Bates.

Cast[edit]

Original[edit]

NYCB revivals[edit]

2008 SpringJerome Robbins celebration[edit]

References[edit]

  • Playbill, New York City Ballet, Friday, May 9, 2008
  • Repertory Week, New York City Ballet, Spring Season, 2008 repertory, week 2

Reviews[edit]