New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine Tickets
Founded by world-class choreographers Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine, the New York City Ballet is known around the globe for presenting some of the most beautifully orchestrated ballet performances such as that of the traditional Nutcracker. It is one among the foremost dance organizations that has a unique history with reference to its location in the US. It is independently responsible for the creation of its own work and training its artists, and has marked itself as the world’s first ever ballet institution to hold two permanent homes, Saratoga Springs’s Saratoga Performing Arts Center and the David H. Koch Theater of Lincoln Center, New York.
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New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine
In their entire repertoire, the company possesses over two hundred ballets, which is more than any other ballet company on earth can yet boast of. It also hosts special events such as a Fall Gala, the Annual Luncheon, The Nutcracker, and the Spring Gala, and offers specific highlights every season, for example in the 2012-2013 season it announced an American Music Festival, Saturday with George at the Ballet and Tchaikovsky Celebration. Owing to its clay-like dancers and symphonic finesse of New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine, New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine tickets are known to be the most sought-after treats among ballet fans.
The earliest choreographers of New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine were Jerome Robbins and Balanchine. The company emerged out of previous troupes including Producing Company of School of American Ballet, the American Ballet, and Ballet Caravan that came together to form American Ballet Caravan in 1941, and later included the Ballet Society as well. The company took its current name after gaining residency at the City Center of Drama and Music in 1948. It marked its success with its relocation to New York State Theatre, which is now known as the David H. Koch Theater and was designed according to Balanchine specifications, by Philip Johnson. It went on to become the United State’s first ballet organization to hold two permanent performance venues.
It trains its dancers at its very own School of American Ballet which too was formed the great Balanchine. The latter’s popularity as a choreographer flourished tremendously upon the company’s relocation to the State Theater, where he came up with works that made its concrete repertory basis. Balanchine’s vision of the dance impacted the art form in both, the U.S. and in Europe. He worked alongside Jerome Robbins, who continued his choreography with the company at the start of the seventies, after producing several pieces for Broadway shows.
New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine is famous for still having the most enormous repertoire among all other American ballet institutions, and usually presents about sixty or more ballets in its spring as well as winter seasons at the Lincoln Center, and about twenty or more ballet shows at the Saratoga Springs in summers. To date, it has staged A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, among several others. It has developed and given training to the best dancer of all time while at the same time it has been joined by the greatest dancers in principal roles. These include Peter Martins, Tanaquil LeClercq, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia McBride, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Merrill Ashley, Melissa Hayden, Maria Tallchief, Kyra Nichols, Jillana, Jacques d’Amboise, Gelsey Kirkland, Edward Villella, Arthur Mitchell and Allegra Kent. At present it has twelve incredible ballet masters including Karin von Aroldingen, Albert Evans, Jean-Pierre Frohlich, Susan Hendl, Lisa Jackson, Russell Kaier, Sara Leland, Christine Redpath, Richard Tanner and Kathleen Tracey.
New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine organizes many festivals such as Stravinsky Festival, Ravel Festival, Tchaikovsky Festival, American Music Festival, as well as celebrations such as Stravinsky Centennial Celebration, Jerome Robbins Celebration, and Salute to Italy, among others. In addition, in 2008, the company hosted its first Dancer’s Choice benefit for Dancers’ Emergency Fund. Don’t miss out on the company’s upcoming season’s performances that promise the fairytale like, snowflake-like lithe dancing forms twirling about on stage; just get hold of some cheap New York City Ballet Symphonic Balanchine tickets and be there to experience the shows.
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