Celebrate the Seasons
VIRTUAL SPRING CONCERT
FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2021 @8PM (EST)
Live Broadcast Premiere - Donation Based
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 - MARCH 7, 2021
OnDemand Viewing - $10
Celebrate spring and all things 'new' as we share two World Premiere sections of our new Beethoven tribute ballet 'Beethoven Suite', professionally filmed by O&K Productions in New York City.
This 40-minute concert installment brings you a brand new, Classical Grand Pas de Deux with corp de ballet dancers, creating after the stylings of Marius Petipa by one of our 2021 'Chance-to-Choreograph' guest artists Fredrick Davis. And resident choreographer and NDT Artistic Director Brenda R. Neville brings audiences an all new, high energy Contemporary ballet section that will leave you entertained and high-spirited.
But we're not stopping there! This special program includes interviews with the choreographers and behind the scenes footage of company rehearsals, film shoot days, and our exciting journey in getting back into the studios and making this special, Beethoven tribute ballet that honors his musical genius of this classical composer and the stylistic progress through the history of ballet.
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"Beethoven Ballet Suite" - Installment One
A celebration of the musical works of Ludwig Von Beethoven in a journey along the stylistic and technical progress of the history of ballet.
Section II - Classical Grand Pas
With video introduction interview with choreographer Fredrick Davis
A Classical Grand Pas de Deux with corps de ballet dancers after the stylings of Marius Petipa, filmed at Open Jar Studios in the heart of Times Square - Midtown Manhattan
Section IV - Contemporary
With video introduction interview with choreographer and Artistic Director Brenda R. Neville
A portrayal of contemporary dance stylings, filmed on-location in Gantry Park, Long Island City, NY.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.