Jewels


“Jewels,” wrote the hypercritical Robert Garis, “is a work of genius both as a work of art and as show business,” which is why for 50 years now it has captivated audiences around the world.

 

Emeralds

Balanchine / Fauré


The lush music of Fauré, the glowing aura of a woodland glade, Balanchine at his most romantic and lyrical.

CHOREOGRAPHY
George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

MUSIC
Gabriel Fauré

Rubies

Balanchine / Stravinsky


Glittering, witty, jazzy: the Balanchine-Stravinsky partnership at its most scintillating.

CHOREOGRAPHY
George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

MUSIC
Igor Stravinsky

Diamonds

Balanchine / Tchaikovsky


Balanchine reaching back to the classic grandeur of 19th-century Russian ballet at its imperial height.

CHOREOGRAPHY
George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

MUSIC
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky