City Ballet Sneak Peek

Ahead of New York City Ballet’s May 8 Gala, honoring their 50 years at Lincoln Center, New York Magazine’s Vulture blog has launched a video previewing the new Justin Peck/Sufjan Stevens collaboration. Take a look! http://vult.re/QhCz4K

Throwback Thursday:  Construction of the New York State Theater (now called the David H. Koch Theater and home to New York City Ballet) and its massive chandelier in 1964. (Courtesy Lincoln Center Archives)

Throwback Thursday:  Construction of the New York State Theater (now called the David H. Koch Theater and home to New York City Ballet) and its massive chandelier in 1964. (Courtesy Lincoln Center Archives)

Spotted: New York City Ballet tutus on the move

Spotted: New York City Ballet tutus on the move

Unveiled this past week is a new artwork at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater just in time for New York City Ballet’s winter season by J R, known large-scale public photography. This new site specific work will connect fans to their favorite ballet stars. It features more than 80 City Ballet dancers, roughly life size, on a giant photo laid on the promenade floor. Audiences can lie next to the photo to create some of their balletic poses. Read more here.(Photo: New York City Ballet/Twitter)

Unveiled this past week is a new artwork at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater just in time for New York City Ballet’s winter season by J R, known large-scale public photography. This new site specific work will connect fans to their favorite ballet stars. It features more than 80 City Ballet dancers, roughly life size, on a giant photo laid on the promenade floor. Audiences can lie next to the photo to create some of their balletic poses. Read more here.

(Photo: New York City Ballet/Twitter)

Throwback Thursday: New York City Ballet co-founder George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky pose with costumed dancers on Lincoln Center’s main plaza.

Throwback Thursday: New York City Ballet co-founder George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky pose with costumed dancers on Lincoln Center’s main plaza.

From the moment the lights dim, you are transported to a wondrous world of magic and wonder. The New York City Ballet’s annual presentation of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker is now at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, now through January 4.

From the moment the lights dim, you are transported to a wondrous world of magic and wonder. The New York City Ballet’s annual presentation of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker is now at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, now through January 4.

The New York City Ballet opens their 2013-14 season tonight at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater. Check out this great video with New York City Ballet soloist and choreographer Justin Peck, featured on Lincoln Center’s new video portal.

 

Have you checked out Lincoln Center’s new video portal, filled with exclusive videos featuring world class artists? As New York City Ballet’s fall season approaches, watch this video with principals Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck. And explore more videos here.

 

Be the Atrium’s 1,000,000th Visitor and Win Big!

The David Rubenstein Atrium, Lincoln Center’s vibrant public visitors’ and ticketing facility, will welcome its 1,000,000th visitor sometime on Friday, August 2, and will celebrate the occasion by having Grammy Award–winning classical pianist Emanuel Ax present him or her with a “Year at Lincoln Center” prize package. The prize package includes tickets for:

The New York Philharmonic
New York City Ballet
Chamber Music Society
The Juilliard School
The New York Film Festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Macbeth, starring Ethan Hawke
Jazz at Lincoln Center

Come down to the David Rubenstein Atrium tomorrow, and see if you’re the One Millionth Visitor!

 

Cellists of Lincoln Center Unite!

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This Saturday at 5pm, cellists from the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet and Chamber Music Society come together to perform a rare concert at Lincoln Center’s Rose Studio. The concert-with music of Tavener, Gabrieli, Carter, Part, Stravinsky and Villa-Lobos-may be sold out, but there’s a still a way in to see this unique event: live webcast.

Check here for details.

(Photo: Matthew Murphy)