Portal:Ballet/Current events

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  • City Ballet held their first Dancers’ Choice performance Friday, June 27th, 2008, in support of the Dancers’ Emergency Fund and will feature a world premiere by NYCB soloist Adam Hendrickson to music composed by NYCB corps dancer Aaron Severini.
    • Wednesday, May 29th, 2008, NYCB gave the world premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Concerto DSCH, named in honor of Dmitri Shostakovich, whose Concerto No. 2 in F major is the score for the ballet.
  • Cape Town City Ballet held a gala performance of the The Merry Widow on Saturday, 24 May, at 7:00 p.m. The Latvian dancers, Elza Leimane and Raimond Martinov, appeared as guest artists and were accompanied by the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NYCB held their 2008 Spring gala on Tuesday, April 29th; the program included:
    • NYCB danced for the first time in over twenty years at the London Coliseum on Wednesday, March 12th, 2008, where they remained through Saturday, March 22nd.
  • NYCB danced their first Jewels of the Winter 2007–08 season Wednesday, January 2; the first night cast included:
  • New York City Ballet danced their first Nutcracker of the Winter 2007–08 season Friday, November 23; the first night cast included:
  • NYCB danced their 2007–08 Winter gala Tuesday, November 20; the opening night included: