The NYC Ballet is back at SPAC

NYC Ballet at SPAC by Stock Studio Photography

The New York City Ballet starts its summer residency at SPAC Wednesday night (July 20), and it will be performing there through July 30. Tickets for the performances start at $40.

This summer's schedule includes classic works such as George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream -- and more contemporary works, including the world premiere of Justin Peck's Scherzo Fantastique.

A quick version of the schedule is after the jump.

July 20: A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn/Balanchine) 8 pm

July 21: Balanchine Black & White
Concerto Barocco (Bach/Balanchine), Monumentum pro Gesualdo/Movements for Piano and Orchestra (Stravinsky/Balanchine), Episodes (von Webern/Balanchine), Agon (Stravinsky/Balanchine) 8 pm

July 22: A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn/Balanchine) 8 pm

July 23: A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn/Balanchine) 2 pm

July 23: 50th Anniversary Gala
Ash (Torke/Martins), Polaris (Walton/Thatcher), The Blue of Distance (Ravel/Binet), Common Ground (Ludwig-Leone/Schumacher), Scherzo Fantastique (World Premiere) (Peck), Rhapsody In Blue (SPAC Premiere) (Wheeldon) 8 pm

July 26: Classic NYCB I
Serenade (Tschaikovsky/Balanchine), Fancy Free (Bernstein/Robbins), Concerto DSCH (Shostakovich/Ratmansky) 8 pm

July 27: Jewels
Jewels (Fauré, Stravinsky, Tschaikovsky/Balanchine) (It's also American Girl Night starting at 6 pm -- admission for kids on the lawn is $10) 8 pm

July 28: Jewels
Jewels (Fauré, Stravinsky, Tschaikovsky/Balanchine) 8 pm

July 29: Classic NYCB II
Serenade (Tschaikovsky/Balanchine), Ash (Torke/Martins), Polaris (Walton/Thatcher), The Blue of Distance (Ravel/Binet), Common Ground (Ludwig-Leone/Schumacher), Concerto DSCH (Shostakovich/Ratmansky) 8 pm

July 30: Classic NYCB III
Scherzo (Peck), Barber Violin Concerto (Barber/Martins), Fancy Free (Bernstein/Robbins), Rhapsody in Blue (Wheeldon) 2 pm

July 30: Jewels
Jewels (Fauré, Stravinsky, Tschaikovsky/Balanchine) 8 pm

photo via SPAC / stockstudiosphotography.com

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