Ballets and Other Dance Pieces

Scores originally written as ballets are marked [*]; and only these are given timings in this section. For timings of the other dance pieces listed, refer to titles under Concert Works. Dates for these other works are premieres of the choreography, not the date of the original composition. Performances without listed conductor used recordings.


THE AGE OF ANXIETY
FP: 27 February 1950/NYC Ballet/Jerome Robbins, choreo/Nicholas Kopeikine, piano; Leon Barzin, cond.
2nd version: (1979)Hamburg State Opera Ballet/John Neumeier, choreo/Justus Frantz, piano; Klauspeter Seibel, cond.


BERNSTEIN DANCES
Includes Facsimile, Serenade (interspersed with 5 Anniversaries for piano), Overture to Candide, sels from Symphonic Dances from "WSS", songs and other excerpts
FP: 14 June 1998/The Hamburg Ballet, Germany/John Neumeier, choreo.


CANDIDE
Songs arranged for orchestra
FP: 12 September 1984/Pennsylvania Ballet/Richard Tanner, choreo.

2nd version
: Overture used as part of And Now This (also uses Movement II of Three Dance Episodes from "On the Town" and Prelude, Fugue and Riffs], 1988/Hubbard Street Dance Company, Aurora, IL/ Margo Sappington, choreo.
3rd version: Overture, see Bernstein Dances


CHICHESTER PSALMS
FP: Psalms, 22 April, 1980/San Francisco Ballet/Robert Gladstein, choreo/
Denis De Coteau, cond.
2nd version: Psalms (1980), Dance Alive!, Florida/Kim Tuttle, choreo.
3rd version: Chichester (1990), Memphis Concert Ballet/Judith Wombwell, choreo.
4th version: (1990), Wisconsin Ballet School/Timothy Josephs, choreo.
5th version: (1992), North Carolina School of the Arts/Richard Gain, choreo.
6th version: Psalms (1992), Indianapolis Ballet Theater/Michael Lichtefeld, choreo.
7th version: Rush Hour (1994), 2nd Hand Dance/Paul Gorden, choreo.


DIVERTIMENTO
FP: 19 October 1986/Milwaukee Ballet/Beth Berdes, choreo.
2nd version: Dancing On (1988), Croatian National Theater, Zagreb, Yugoslavia/Peter Breuer, choreo/Vjekoslava Suteja, cond.
3rd version: Turkey Trot (1990), Minnesota Symphony/Danny Buraczeski, choreo.
4th version: Birthday Dances (1990), The Hamburg Ballet in Copenhagen/John Neumeier, choreo.
5th version: Square One (1991), Houston Ballet/Trey McIntyre, choreo.
6th version: On Ice (1991), Oregon Symphony/Barbara Flowers, choreo.
7th version: (1994), Pforzheim, Germany/Valerie Aris, choreo.
8th version: Divertimento (1996), Aterbaletto, Reggio Emilia, Italy/Micha van Hoeke, choreo.


DYBBUK *  [48']
Commissioned by NYC Ballet
FP: 16 May 1974/NYC Ballet/State Theater, Lincoln Center/Jerome Robbins, choreo/
LB, cond.
New version: Suite of Dances (from TheDybbuk Variations)
FP: 17 January 1980/ NYC Ballet/ State Theater, Lincoln Center/Jerome Robbins, choreo/Robert Irving, cond.

See Dybbuk Suites 1 and 2 under Concert Works


FACSIMILE * (1946)   [19']
Commissioned by Ballet Theatre
FP: 24 October 1946/Broadway Theatre, NYC/Jerome Robbins, choreo/LB cond.
2nd version: Parallel Lives (1986) Milwaukee Ballet/Gerard Charles, choreo.
3rd version: see Dancing On under Divertimento above
4th version: see Bernstein Dances

See also Concert Works


FANCY FREE*
(1944)   [27']
Commissioned by Ballet Theatre
FP: 18 April 1944/Metropolitan Opera House, NY/Jerome Robbins, choreo/Ballet Theatre Orchestra, LB, cond.

See also Concert Works


JEREMIAH
FP: 15 February 1948/Choreo.'s Workshop, YMHA, NYC/Eleanor King, choreo.


KADDISH
FP: 1980, Györ, Hungary/János Marcus, choreo.


MASS (separate from the original Alvin Ailey choreography)
FP: 15 February 1974/University of Michigan/Howard Hanger, choreo.
2nd version: excerpts (1988), Dance Alive!, Florida/Kim Tuttle, choreo.


ON THE WATERFRONT
Symphonic Suite
FP: March 1964/ Brooklyn Academy of Music/Hal Grego, choreo.
2nd version: (1991), Marzena, Washington/Courtland Weaver, choreo.
3rd version: A Streetcar Named Desire (1987), Dance Alive!, Florida/Kim Tuttle, choreo.
4th version: Ambulations (1990), Grand Rapids Ballet, Michigan/Rahn & Riffell, choreos.
5th version: (1994), Massachusetts/Reagan Messer, choreo.
6th version: (1997), Boston Dance Co./Margo Sappington, choreo.

Presto Barbaro (from "On the Waterfront")
FP: 25 July 1984/John Curry Skating Company, Metropolitan Opera House, NYC
John Curry, choreo., Charles Barker, cond.


PRELUDE, FUGUE AND RIFFS
FP: 15 May 1969/NYC Ballet, NY/John Clifford, choreo/Robert Irving, cond.
2nd version: Patrasolifutricatramerif (1978), Hartford Ballet, University of Mass., Amherst/Michael Uthoff, choreo/Robert Gutter, cond.
3rd version: Kansas City Original Opus Hot (1979), Kansas City Philharmonic, Missouri Ronald Sequoio, choreo/Frank Collura, cond.
4th version: (1984), Ballet Oklahoma, Oklahoma City/Edward Villella, choreo.
5th version: Awesome (1987), Robert Small Dance, NYC/Robert Small, choreo.
6th version: See And Now This under Candide above
7th version: PF&R (1991), Marzena, Washington/Courtland Weaver, choreo.
8th version: Flash Point (1991), Battery Dance, NYC/Jonathan Hollander, choreo .
9th version: Cityscape (1992) University Productions, Ann Arbor/Linda Spriggs, choreo.
10th version: Blue & Gold (1993), Memphis/Stephen Greenstone, choreo.
11th version: PF&R(1994), Indiana Ballet Theater/Darryl Gray, choreo.


SERENADE
FP: 13 June 1959/American Ballet Theatre, Spoleto, Italy/Herbert Ross, choreo/Salvatore Accardo, violin/Carlo Franci, cond.
2nd version: Voyager (1984), Kansas City Ballet, MO, Todd Bolender, choreo/Denis De Coteau, cond.
3rd version: Aterballetto, Torino, Italy
4th version: Ariadne & Theseus (1987), Boston Conservatory/Edward Desoto, choreo.
5th version: Agathon (1989), Martha Graham Company/Donlin Foreman, choreo.
6th version: Serenade (1993), Indiana Ballet Theater/Dacy Dindonis, choreo.
7th version: Serenade (1996), Royal Flanders Ballet/Christopher D'Amboise, choreo.
8th version: Serenade (1996), École Supérieure Cannes/Bruno Jacquine, choreo.
9th version: see Bernstein Dances
10th version: Serenade (1999), Boston Ballet/Chris Wheeldon, choreo.


SONGFEST
FP: 22 December 1979/Hamburg State Opera Ballet, Germany/John Neumeier, choreo/Klauspeter Seibel, cond.


SYMPHONIC DANCES FROM "WEST SIDE STORY"
See Bernstein Dances


TAKE CARE OF THIS HOUSE
FP: Rock Around Barouck/17 June 1996/Weisbaden Ballet/Ben van Cauwenbergh, choreo.


THREE DANCE EPISODES FROM "ON THE TOWN" *
(Other than original show choreography by Jerome Robbins)
FP: See And Now This under Candide above
2nd version: Stepping Out (1990), Columbus Symphony, OH/Christian Holder, choreo.
3rd version: (1991), St. Joseph Dance School, CA/Berth Burns, choreo.
4th version: (1991), Pittsburgh Ballet School/Ernie Tolentino, choreo.
5th version: (1994), Chautauqua/Jean-Pierre Bonnefous, choreo.


THREE MEDITATIONS FROM "MASS"
FP: The Commitment (for solo dancer, Judith Jamison), 6 May 1979/Kansas City Philharmonic, Missouri/John Butler, choreo/Paul Tobias, cello/Maurice Peress, cond.





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