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The Goldberg Variations
Goldberg Variations
is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's ballet master Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
to Johann Sebastian Bach's eponymous music from 1742, BWV
BWV
988, his only work in the form of theme and variations; the theme is a sarabande he wrote for his second wife. The premiere took place on May 27, 1971 at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, with costumes by Joe Eula
Joe Eula
and lighting by Thomas Skelton.

Contents

1 Casts

1.1 Original 1.2 NYCB revivals

1.2.1 2008 Winter 1.2.2 2008 Spring — Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
celebration

2 References 3 Reviews 4 External links

Casts[edit] Original[edit]

Renèe Estopinal Michael Steele Gelsey Kirkland Sara Leland John Clifford Robert Weiss Robert Maiorano Bruce Wells Bryan Pitts David Richardson Delia Peters Christine Redpath Bettijane Sills Stephen Caras Hermes Conde Richard Dryden Francis Sackett Suzanne Erlon Gloriann Hicks

Virginia Stuart Karin von Aroldingen Susan Hendl Patricia McBride Peter Martins Anthony Blum Helgi Tomasson Merrill Ashley Rosemary Dunleavy Johnna Kirkland Deborah Koolish Gail Kachadurian Colleen Neary Susan Pilarre Giselle Roberge Polly Shelton Marjorie Spohn Lynne Stetson Victor Castelli Nolan T'Sani

NYCB revivals[edit] 2008 Winter[edit]

theme

Kaitlyn Gilliland

Jason Fowler

first section

Abi Stafford Megan Fairchild

Amar Ramasar Andrew Veyette Tyler Angle Adam Hendrickson

second section

Rachel Rutherford Sara Mearns Wendy Whelan

Jared Angle Stephen Hanna Benjamin Millepied

2008 Spring — Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
celebration[edit] Main articles: List of New York City Ballet
Ballet
2008 Spring repertory and Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
celebration

theme

Kaitlyn Gilliland

Jason Fowler

first section

Abi Stafford Megan Fairchild

Amar Ramasar Andrew Veyette Tyler Angle Adam Hendrickson

second section

Rachel Rutherford Sara Mearns Wendy Whelan

Jared Angle Stephen Hanna Gonzalo Garcia

References[edit]

Playbill, NYCB, Sunday, June 22, 2008

Repertory Week, NYCB, Spring Season, 2008 repertory, week 8

Reviews[edit]

NY Times, Clive Barnes, May 29, 1971 Sunday NY Times, Jennifer Dunning, January 13, 1980

NY Times, Anna Kisselgoff, January 15, 1982 NY Times, Jennifer Dunning, January 28, 2008 NY Times, Alastair Macaulay, June 24, 2008

External links[edit]

NYCB website

Robbins Foundation and Trust website

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Saratoga

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Nutcracker

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