Balanchine Celebration 1993 June 8 [Close shot]Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Robbins)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Lopez, Lourdes (Dancer)Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- (Dancer)Schumacher, Simone (Dancer)Stevens, Gordon, 1966- (Dancer)Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 (Designer)Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)Marcus, Dain (Costume designer)Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)New York City Ballet (Performer)George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
George Balanchine Celebration
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993-06-08
Table of ContentsFireworks (ca. 5 min.) / instrumental work ; performed by New York City Ballet Orchestra.Firebird (ca. 30 min.) / choreography, Balanchine and Jerome Robbins ; scenery and costumes, Marc Chagall ; scenery executed under the supervision of Volodia Odinokov ; costumes executed by Karinska ; Firebird costume executed by Dain Marcus ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; performed by Lourdes Lopez (Firebird), Leonid Kozlov (Prince Ivan), Simone Schumacher (Prince's bride) ; Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Michele Gifford, Dana Hanson, Lydia Harmsen, Romy Karz, Sherri LeBlanc, Janey McGeary, Rebecca Metzger, Monique Meunier, Jenifer Ringer, Jennifer Tinsley, and Melissa Walter (maidens) ; Charles Anderson, Christopher Boehmer, Espen Giljane, Arch Higgins, Russell Kaiser, Robert Lyon, Richard Marsden, Peter Naumann, Bruce Padgett, Sean Savoye, Gordon Stevens (?), and Runsheng Ying (youths) ; Gordon Stevens (Kastchei the wizard) ; Jade Adams, Samantha Allen, Sant'gria Bello, Emily Coates, Aura Dixon, Wendy Drapala, Amanda Edge, James Fayette, Jennifer Fuchs, Pauline Golbin, Tom Gold, Heather Hawk, Arch Higgins, Isabel Kimmel, Dena Kinstlinger, Anna Liceica, Zoe Mackler, Deanna McBrearty, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson, Pascale van Kipnis, Inmaculada Velez, Elizabeth Walker, Jian Wang, Miranda Weese, Robert Wersinger, Todd Williams, and John Winfield (his subjects).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4339B
TopicsBalanchine, GeorgeNew York City BalletBalanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)Ballet
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Igor Stravinsky.Content: Two of the four works performed on June 8, 1993. For the fourth work, see *MGZIC 9-4340A and *MGZIC 9-4340B Symphony in three movements. Stravinsky violin concerto, which was also performed on this evening, is not available for viewing. See other performances of this ballet.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Lighting, Mark Stanley.Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet.Performers: Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 8, 1993, during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4339A.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (61 min., 30 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176646Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8fdd29f0-f873-0130-da8d-3c075448cc4b
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