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Index of Reviews: 2004

New York City Ballet:

Winter Season, New York:

Some thoughts on Balanchine with references to Arlene Croce
January 13-14, 2004; Gay Morris

Prodigals, Gods, and Music:
"Heritage"  Week 1 at New York City Ballet
January 7 and 11, 2004; Susan Reiter

Balanchine's Magical Confection
January 17, 2004; Nancy Dalva

An Evening's Debuts
Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2/Harlequinade
January 20, 2004; Mary Cargill

Double Trouble
Double Feature
January 23, 2004; Mary Cargill

The Show Goes On
Donizetti Variations/Scotch Symphony/Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
January 31, 2004; Mary Cargill

Designs That Pack a Punch
January 31, 2004; Susan Reiter

Swanilda's World
February 14, 2004; Mary Cargill

New Casts in Jewels
February 7 and 12, 2004; Mary Cargill

A Valiant Beauty
February 19, 2004; Mindy Aloff

A Veteran and a Raw Talent
The Sleeping Beauty

February 24 and 28, 2004; Mindy Aloff

Heart and Soul
The Sleeping Beauty
February 18 and 29, 2004; Mary Cargill

All Dressed Up
William Ivey Long's costumes for Double Feature
March 8, 2004; by Nancy Dalva

See also Mindy Aloff's Letter from New York for several columns about this season.

At the Kennedy  Center, Washington, D.C.:

Balanchine's Greatest Hits (opening night)
March 3, 2004; Alexandra Tomalonis

Roots and Riches (Program 2)
March 4, 2004; George Jackson

March 5, 2004, Alexandra Tomalonis

The Great American Dancer
March 6 (matinee); Alexandra Tomalonis

NYCB in DC: Last Look and Look Back
March 7 (matinee and evening) by George Jackson

A few thoughts on seeing the New York City Ballet at Kennedy Center after 17 years
March 15, 2004; by Sali Ann Kriegsman

What We See Is What We See
March 15, 2004; by Alexandra Tomalonis

Spring Season, New York

Etoiles, Imported and Home Grown
April 26, 2004;p Mary Cargill

A Meaty, Varied Program
May 3, 2004; Susan Reiter

Liebeslieder Walzer; as good as it gets
May 3, 2004; Mindy Aloff

Treats at the Ballet
May 3, 2004; Meital Waibsnaider

Real Time: Live from Lincoln Center
May 10, 2004; Nancy Dalva

NYCB's Evening in Vienna: Some Stunning Debuts
May 10, 2004; Leigh Witchel

A Splendid Four Temperaments
May 10, 2004; Mary Cargill

Wheeldon's Blood-drenched Reels
May 10, 2004; Mindy Aloff

Brick to Brown
May 17, 2004; Mary Cargill

Guest Performance: Ballo della Regina
May 17, 2004; Mindy Aloff

Weese's Sophisticated Charm in La Source
May 24, 2004; Susan Reiter

Matters of Temperament
May 24, 2004; Mary Cargill

Romantics Sour and Sweet
May 24, 2004; Leigh Witchel

Early Fireworks
May 31, 2004; Mary Cargill

Americans We
May 31, 2004; Leigh Witchel

I'm Old Fashioned
May 31, 2004; Mindy Alof

Fleet's In
May 31, 2004; Susan Reiter

A Different Faith
Martins' Chichester Psalms and Eros Piano
June 8, 2004; Mindy Aloff

Robbins-Bernstein-Martins: America
June 8, 2004; Leigh Witchel

Gods and Monsters
Mozartiana/Firebird/Symphony in Three Movements
Raymonda Variations/The Cage /Duo Concertant/ Firebird

June 14, 2004; Leigh Witchel

An Uneasy Mix
Mozartiana, The Cage, Andantino, The Firebird
June 14, 2004; Mary Cargill

Greek Night
Apollo, Orpheus, Agon
June 14, 2004; Leigh Witchel

Pretty in Pink
Raymonda Variations, Orpheus, Symphony in Three Movements
June 14, 2004; Susan Reiter

Mozartiana Revisited
June 14, 2004; by David Vaughan

Missing the Mark: Boris Eifman's Musagete
June 21, 2004; by Gia Kourlas

Russian American Music Festival
June 21, 2004; by Leigh Witchel

Celebrating Choreography with Fine Dancing
June 21, 2004; by Mary Cargill





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The Autumn DanceView is out:

New York City Ballet's Spring 2003 season reviewed by Gia Kourlas

An interview with the Kirov Ballet's Daria Pavlenko by Marc Haegeman

Reviews of San Francisco Ballet (by Rita Felciano) and Paris Opera Ballet (by Carol Pardo)

The ballet tradition at the Metropolitan Opera (by Elaine Machleder)

Reports from London (Jane Simpson) and the Bay Area (Rita Felciano).

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