Serenade with Live Orchestra Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by George Balanchine NBT begins its celebration of the American Experience with George Balanchine's Serenade, his first ballet choreographed in America and one of his most visually arresting and emotionally stirring. Set to Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, Balanchine's lyrical, ethereal choreography will leave you reathless.
Company B Songs sung by The Andrews Sisters Choreography by Paul Taylor This jiving journey back to World War II embraces with gusto all the merriment and sacrifice intertwined in everyday American life. Taylor's masterful contemporary choreography is coupled with iconic recordings from The Andrews Sisters, making Company B a boogie woogie dancing-in-your-seat delight.
Western Symphony with Live Orchestra Traditional American melodies orchestrated by Hershy Kay Choreography by George Balanchine Balanchine's rollicking Western Symphony is a carefree tale of a dusty Wild West town filled with rambunctious cowboys and free spirited dance hall girls ready for a night of fun. As striking and colorful as a majestic frontier sunset, this love letter to the Old West is set to popular folk tunes, including Red River Valley, The Gal I Left Behind Me and Goodnight, Ladies.
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