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Jerome Robbins

Katie Derham delves into the choreography of Jerome Robbins with the help of ballet dancer-turned-Broadway star, Robert Fairchild.

Katie Derham delves into the work of the iconic choreographer Jerome Robbins in his centenary year. Best known as creator, choreographer, and co-director of West Side Story, Robbins' career spanned success not only in film and on Broadway, but importantly at the heart of the New York City Ballet where, as Associate Director, he worked closely with George Balanchine. Katie is joined by Robert Fairchild, former New York City Ballet Principal, to explore Robbins' unique way of telling stories through movement.

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Sat 15 Dec 2018 15:00

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story (Prologue)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Johnny Green.
    • West Side Story: Remastered for the 50th Anniversary.
    • Sony Masterworks.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1. Prelude

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré.
    • EMI.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Facsimile - Choreographic Essay for Orchestra (Pt 1, Molto Adagio)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F major, Op 15 No 1

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Jule Styne

    Gypsy (Overture)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Milton Rosenstock.
    • Gypsy - A Musical Fable.
    • Columbia Masterworks.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Fancy Free - Three Dance Variations

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • On The Town / Fancy Free / On The Waterfront.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.
  • Jerry Bock

    Fiddler on the Roof (Wedding Celebration and The Bottle Dance)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Fiddler On The Roof (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording).
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 63 No 3

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein.
    • The Chopin Collection: The Mazurkas.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 16.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz, Op 70 No 2 in F minor

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein.
    • The Chopin Collection: The Waltzes.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 12.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Fancy Free (Enter Three Sailors)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story (Cool)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Johnny Green.
    • West Side Story: Remastered for the 50th Anniversary.
    • Sony Masterworks.
    • 13.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Violin Concerto No 1 in D major, Op 19 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • EMI.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • DG.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story (Dance at the Gym; America; Cool; Somewhere)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Johnny Green.
    • West Side Story: Remastered for the 50th Anniversary.
    • Sony Masterworks.
    • 5.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    On The Town (New York, New York)

    Singer: Thomas Hampson. Singer: Kurt Ollmann. Singer: David Garrison. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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