Program Three

Feb 14-March 1, 2020

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Nine Sinatra Songs

Perhaps Twyla Tharp’s most popular and universal hit, Nine Sinatra Songs radiates glamour, excitement, seduction and fun as seven swirling couples, bedecked in Oscar de la Renta’s fabulous costumes, take center stage with the best of Ol’ Blue Eyes: All the Way, That’s Life, Strangers in the Night, and My Way.

Twyla Tharp

Frank Sinatra


Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes

Rodeo features just one woman and fifteen men! From Justin Peck, America’s leading young choreographer (2018 Tony-Award Winner and choreographer of the upcoming Stephen Spielberg remake of West Side Story), this groundbreaking work takes to Aaron Copland’s beloved score.

Justin Peck

Aaron Copland



Company Premiere
Alive with color, excitement, and spectacular effects, Firebird is a fantastical and thrilling story about magic, love, danger, and liberation. Enter this mystical world of a young hunter, a Princess in captivity, and the immortal, magical Firebird in one of the greatest of all fairy tales.

This newly commissioned Firebird features the thrilling collaboration between Balanchine and Robbins with elaborate costume and set designs with music by the brilliant Stravinsky.

George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Jerome Robbins

Igor Stravinsky

Original sets and costume design by Anya Klepikov
Video projections by Wendall Harrington.