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Year of the Rabbit

ballet • classical music • art & artists • creative process • music • performance excerpts
  • Artist Talk
  • YouTube
  • Guggenheim New York
  • Free
Year of the Rabbit - YouTube | Thespie

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented excerpts from the world premiere of choreographer Justin Peck's new work "Year of the Rabbit". Commissioned by New York City Ballet, the work will be a collaboration with composer Sufjan Stevens and Michael Atkinson and will be set to music Stevens wrote for "Enjoy Your Rabbit", an electronica album and song cycle based on the Chinese zodiac. New York City Ballet principals Joaquin De Luz, Robert Fairchild, Craig Hall, Tiler Peck, Teresa Reichlen, and Janie Taylor accompanied by musicians from the New York City Ballet orchestra, performing a special string quartet arrangement by Michael Atkinson, performed excerpts prior to the premiere. Peck, Stevens, and Atkinson discussed their creative process with moderator Ellen Bar.

  • Duration
    1 hour 4 minutes

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