Episode 18: Hear the Dance Live: Stravinsky & Balanchine

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This episode of City Ballet The Podcast is the first ever Hear the Dance recorded live from a recent Inside NYCB presentation hosted by Silas Farley on the uniquely fruitful collaboration between George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky. Silas is joined on stage by Company members and musicians from the NYCB Orchestra for demonstrations of excerpts from the Stravinsky/Balanchine partnership, as well as conductor Clotilde Otranto and Kay Mazzo, Chairman of the Faculty School of American Ballet and a former NYCB principal dancer, to discuss the music and choreography of the two titans’ careers. (56:06) Reading List for Hear the Dance Live: Stravinsky & Balanchine Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention by Charles M. Joseph Stravinsky’s Ballets by Charles M. Joseph Stravinsky Inside Out by Charles M. Joseph An Autobiography by Igor Stravinsky Stravinsky: A Creative Spring: Russia and France, 1882-1934 by Stephen Walsh Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971 by Stephen Walsh Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship by Robert Craft Stravinsky: Discoveries and Memories by Robert Craft The Stravinsky Festival of The New York City Ballet by Nancy Goldner Holding on to the Air by Suzanne Farrell with Toni Bentley

Music:

Apollo (1928) by Igor Stravinsky Danses Concertantes (1942) by Igor Stravinsky Agon (1957) by Igor Stravinsky Firebird (1910) by Igor Stravinsky Violin Concerto in D (1931) by Igor Stravinsky Duo Concertant (1932) by Igor Stravinsky

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