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The Kreutzer sonata [and] While going forward
Additional title: Kreutzer sonata (Choreographic work : Weiss)
Additional title: While going forward (Choreographic work : Walters)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Keating, Charles, 1941- (Actor)
Carpenter, Jeffrey (Actor)
Boieru, Marin (Dancer)
Eberhardt, Heather (Dancer)
Christman, Lori (Dancer)
Falcone, Daphne (Dancer)
Molina, Alain (Dancer)
Nagel, Dameon (Dancer)
Podcasy, Melissa (Dancer)
Bourtasenkov, Timour (Dancer)
Lee, Cherilyn (Dancer)
Nikitine, Mikhail (Dancer)
Vigo, Lilyan (Dancer)
Garcia, Isanusi (Dancer)
Martin, Margot (Dancer)
Purrington, Lindsay (Dancer)
Grosz, Davena Scott (Dancer)
Severin-Hansen, Margaret (Dancer)
Younger, Emily (Dancer)
Kapin, Gabor (Dancer)
Perez, Pablo Javier
Pont, Xavier (Dancer)
Rudd, Christopher (Dancer)
Bongar, Attila (Dancer)
Hawkins, Jane (Instrumentalist)
Weiss, Robert, 1949 March 1- (Choreographer)
Belans, Linda (Director)
Graham, Will (Librettist)
Walters, Tyler (Choreographer)
Glass, Philip (Composer)
Jones, Jeff A. R. (Designer)
Kolman, Ross (Lighting designer)
Carolina Ballet (Dancer)
Ciompi Quartet (Instrumentalist)
Duke University. Institute of the Arts (Presenter)
Warren Gentry & Associates (Videographer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection (Production company)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2001
Table of Contents
Reel 1: The Kreutzer sonata (85 min.) -- Reel 2: While going forward (26 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1506
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, violin, piano, no. 9, op. 47, A major
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928. Quartets, strings, no. 1
Scearce, J. Mark, 1960- Kreutzer sonata (Ballet)
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Kreĭt͡serova sonata
Glass, Philip. Quartets, strings, no. 5
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Carolina Ballet and the Duke University Institute of the Arts ; directed by Linda Belans and Robert Weiss ; choreography by Robert Weiss (The Kreutzer sonata, Tyler Walters (While going forward) ; text and libretto adapted from Leo Tolstoy by Linda Belans, Will Graham and Robert Weiss ; music by Ludwig van Beethoven (Movement I The Kreutzer sonata), Leoš Janáček (String quartet I The Kreutzer sonata), J. Mark Scearce (The Kreutzer sonata), Philip Glass (String quartet #5)
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Statement of responsibility: Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Carolina Ballet, the Ciompi Quartet, A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Performers: (main characters in order of appearance, The Kreutzer sonata): Charles Keating (actor) (Pozdnischeff) ; Jeffrey Carpenter (actor) (stranger on the train) ; Marin Boieru (dancer) (Pozdnischeff) ; Heather Eberhardt with Lori Christman and Daphne Falcone (principal harlots) ; Alain Molina (brother of Pozdnischeff) ; Dameon Nagel (friend of Pozdnischeff) ; Melissa Podcasy (wife of Pozdnischeff) ; Timour Bourtasenkov (Trookhatschevsky, the violinist) ; Daphne Falcone, Alain Molina, Lori Christman, others (other people in train, brothel, park, ballroom, etc.).
Performers: Cast, While going forward: Cherilyn Lee, Mikhail Nikitine, Lilyan Vigo, Isanusi Garcia, Heather Eberhardt, Margot Martin, Lindsay Purrington, Davena Scott Grosz, Margaret Severin-Hansen, Emily Younger, Gabor Kapin, Dameon Nagel, Pablo Javier Perez, Xavier Pont, Christopher Rudd, Attila Bongar.
Performers: Music performed by the Ciompi Quartet: Eric Pritchard, Hsiao-Mei Ku, Jonathan Bagg, Fred Raimi.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater, BTI Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh, N.C., as part of Ciompi--new & newer, on May 19, 2001 ; video documentation, Warren Gentry & Associates, Inc. ; camera, Warren Gentry, Dave Tyson, Casey McDonald ; editing, Warren Gentry.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassette (Betacam SP) (111 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
The Kreutzer sonata: Adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's short story of the same title, told through text, music and dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15372380
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9998400-352a-0131-6a68-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2001: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
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  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Kreutzer sonata [and] While going forward" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2001.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Kreutzer sonata [and] While going forward" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019.

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The Kreutzer sonata [and] While going forward