Emeralds for the elegance and sophistication of Paris, rubies for the speed and modernity f New York, and diamonds for an i,perial St. Petersburg. Three sparkling scenes accoompanied by the music of three essential composers, features the styles of the three dance schools that have contributed to making George Balanchine legend of modern ballet. This glamorous tripytych was inspired by Balanchine's visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York's Fifth Avenue, and created as an homage to the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg that made a vital impact on the revered choreographer's career. 


January 23, 2022


12:55 PM


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