Piano Pieces

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Piano Pieces is a ballet made for New York City Ballet's Tschaikovsky Festival by ballet master Jerome Robbins to Tchaikovsky's music. The premiere took place on 11 June 1981 at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, with costumes by Ben Benson[1] and lighting by Ronald Bates.

Component music by Tchaikovsky[edit]

  • 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


Cast[edit]

Original[edit]

NYCB revivals[edit]

2008 SpringJerome Robbins celebration[edit]

References[edit]

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

Reviews[edit]