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West Side story suite [videorecording] : orchestra dress rehearsal. May 18, 1995

Title
West Side story suite [videorecording] : orchestra dress rehearsal. May 18, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Publication
1995.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (63 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Uniform Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Conductor: Paul Gemignani. Singers: Rob Lorey and others.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet dress rehearsal, with full orchestra accompaniment, on stage at the New York State Theater, New York City, on May 18, 1995.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 18, 1995, with guest artists Nancy Ticotin and Natalie Toro.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-519
Title
West Side story suite [videorecording] : orchestra dress rehearsal. May 18, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Imprint
1995.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Conductor: Paul Gemignani. Singers: Rob Lorey and others.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Robert La Fosse (Tony), Elena Diner (Maria), Jock Soto (Bernardo), Nancy Ticotin (Anita), Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff), Natalie Toro (Rosalia), Sean Savoye (narrator), and Sébastien Marcovici, Russell Kaiser, Christopher Macdougall, Sant'gria Bello, Tom Gold, Arch Higgins, Alexander Ritter, Christopher Wheeldon, Robert Wersinger, Benjamin Bowman, William Otto, Edward Liang, Peter Hansen, Christopher Boehmer, Michele Gifford, Riolama Lorenzo, Andrea Long, Samantha Allen, Deanna McBrearty, Kristina Fernandez, Rachel Rutherford, and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet dress rehearsal, with full orchestra accompaniment, on stage at the New York State Theater, New York City, on May 18, 1995.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean Pierre Frohlich, directs a dress rehearsal of West Side story suite. The first 36 min.of the rehearsal contain a full run-through of the ballet, including curtain calls. For the remainder of the rehearsal Robbins, on stage, gives corrections and directs rehearsals of individual sections of the ballet, including parts of the Somewhere ballet, Cool, and the opening of Something's coming.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 18, 1995, with guest artists Nancy Ticotin and Natalie Toro.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Robbins, Jerome, director.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story.
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist
Frohlich, Jean Pierre, director.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Diner, Elena, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Ticotin, Nancy, performer.
Hübbe, Nikolaj, performer.
Toro, Natalie, performer.
Savoye, Sean. Narrator
Wheeldon, Christopher, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Marcovici, Sébastien, 1975- dancer.
Higgins, Arch, dancer.
Gold, Tom, dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Ritter, Alexander, dancer.
Bello, Sant'gria, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Bowman, Benjamin, dancer.
Mcdougall, Christopher, dancer.
Wersinger, Robert, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
Allen, Samantha, dancer.
Gifford, Michele, dancer.
Lorenzo, Riolama, dancer.
McBrearty, Deanna, dancer.
Fernández, Kristina, dancer.
Boehmer, Christopher, dancer.
Hansen, Peter, dancer.
Rutherford, Rachel, dancer.
Gemignani, Paul. Conductor
Lorey, Rob. Singer
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-519
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