The New York City Ballet Winter 2023 Season brings resident choreographer Justin Peck’s first full-length work, the mystical creatures of “Firebird,” and “The Sleeping Beauty,” one of the Company’s grandest productions.
New York City Ballet Winter 2023 Season
The New York City Ballet Winter 2023 Season is at the David H Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, Tuesday-Sunday, January 17 – February 26, 2023.
2023 Season Programs
This program includes the “Stravinsky Violin Concerto” from 1972, a Black & White leotard ballet masterwork.
“Haieff Divertimento” from 1947 mixes classical movement and popular American dance styles to music by Alexei Haieff.
“Valse Fantasie” from 1969 is set to music by Mikhail Glinka.
- Roman Mejia performs Wednesday, January 18 at 7:30pm. 🇺🇸
- Erica Pereira dances Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30pm, Thursday, January 19 at 7:30pm; Saturday, January 21 at 2pm. 🇺🇸
“Donizetti Variations” from 1960 is set to music from the “Don Sebastien” opera, completes the program.
There are six performances from Tuesday, January 17 to Saturday, January 28, 2023. nycballet.com
Classic NYCB I
This program includes Balanchine’s “Allegro Brillante and “Walpurisnacht Ballet.”
- Roman Mejia performs Friday, January 20 at 8pm; Saturday, January 21 at 8pm; and Sunday, January 22 at 3pm. 🇺🇸
- Erica Pereira dances Friday, January 20 at 8pm, Saturday, January 21 at 8pm, and Sunday, January 22 at 3pm. 🇺🇸
There is Balanchine’s and Robbins’ collaboration on Stravinsky’s “Firebird” with sets and costumes by Marc Chagall.
Christopher Wheeldon’s “Liturgy” pas de deux is set to contemporary music by Arvo Pärt.
There are six performances from Friday, January 20 to Saturday, February 4, 2023. nycballet.com
Copland Dance Episodes
This is Justin Peck’s full-length ballet with sets by painter and sculptor Jeffrey Gibson. There are six performances from Thursday, January 26 to Tuesday February 7, 2023. nycballet.com
Classic NYCB II
The program includes Jerome Robbins’ “Fancy Free” to Leonard Bernstein. The story of three sailors on shore leave in Manhattan evolved into Broadway’s “On the Town.”
Jerome Robbins’ “Rondo” to Mozart hasn’t been performed in decades.
Justin Peck’s “Solo” moves a solo dancer around Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings.”
There are five performances from Tuesday, January 31 to Sunday, February 12, 2023. nycballet.com
21st Century Choreography
This program presents a world premiere by rising choreographer Keerati Jinakunwiphat (Trisha Brown, Doug Varone, Kyle Abraham). It’s her first work for New York City Ballet.
Alexi Ratmansky’s “Voices” to Peter Ablinger, presents five female dancers with an experimental score of notable women playing solo piano.
Justin Peck’s “Everywhere We Go” to Sufjan Stevens’ indie-pop rounds out the evening.
There are five performances from Wednesday, February 1 to Saturday, February 11, 2023. nycballet.com
The Sleeping Beauty
This is Peter Martins’ 1991 staging (after Petipa) of the classic ballet set to Tchaikovsky. It incorporates Balanchine’s “The Garland Dance” because he didn’t choreograph any other parts of this ballet. It is an unusual ballet for New York City Ballet, in that it is a grand classic ballet with costumes, staging, and story. There are fourteen shows from Wednesday, February 15-26, 2023. From $38. nycballet.com
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