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Events

An Afternoon of Appreciation

October 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

David H. Koch Theater
New York, New York

An Afternoon of Appreciation

This program honors the triumph of artistic perseverance and the joy of uniting in movement, featuring ballets developed through the pandemic.

Running Time: 73 minutes

La Follia Variations


Choreography by Lauren Lovette
Music by Francesco Geminiani
Arranged by Michi Wiancko
Costumes by Victor Glemaud
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 13 minutes

A virtuosic piece for eight dancers, La Follia Variations brims with poetry, wit, nuance, and power, with a message of community and shared joy through the wild abandon of dance.

Bernstein in a Bubble


Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Costumes by Moritz Junge
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 15 minutes

Inspired by the variety, charm, and quintessentially American spirit of Leonard Bernstein’s Divertimento, Bernstein in a Bubble is an exciting reflection of artistic creativity in these challenging times.

ZigZag


Choreography by Jessica Lang
Songs sung by Tony Bennett with a special duet with Lady Gaga
Creative Associate: Kanji Segawa
Scenery by Derek McLane incorporating artwork by Tony Bennett
Costumes by Wes Gordon for Carolina Herrera
Lighting by Nicole Pearce

Running Time: 32 minutes

ZigZag celebrates the legendary career of Tony Bennett, using both his songs and his visual artwork to highlight in the authentic humanity of his vocal performances.

ZigZag is co-commissioned by Abu Dhabi Festival.