My mother says that whenever she read The Steadfast Tin Soldier
I would sob and then beg to hear it again.
THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER
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The program includes five ballets that show the diversity of Balanchine's artistry - Raymonda Variations, Steadfast Tin Soldier
, A La Francaix, Rondo alla Zingarese, and Rubies from Jewels.
Finally, Martine Murray chose The Steadfast Tin Soldier
on which to base her story One Window dealing with entrapment and the merging of dreams with reality.
The summer program also features The Steadfast Tin Soldier
, a beloved Balanchine work based on a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale that was commissioned and premiered at SPAC in 1975; Stravinsky Violin Concerto, which Balanchine created as part of the legendary Stravinsky Festival; several popular works by Jerome Robbins including N.
Steadfast Tin Soldier
, Gilmorehill G12, Glasgow Re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's story.
Two of Balanchine's ballets this season struck me as quaint: The Steadfast Tin Soldier
(1975) and Raymonda Variations (1961).
Banyan Theatre Company's innovative adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's tale The Steadfast Tin Soldier
, directed by Karen Torley, could best be described as two plays presented in the same space at the same time.
Is there a greater short masterpiece than "The Steadfast Tin Soldier
," with its one-legged hero, the offspring of an old tin spoon, who falls for the little paper dancer?
2, Allegro, Opus 102 (Dmitri Shostakovich) -- An animated adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale, The Steadfast Tin Soldier
The second includes a revised Chaconne, Ballo della Regina, and Elegie, as well as Prodigal Son, The Steadfast Tin Soldier
, and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux--the latter three works commemorating Mikhail Baryshnikov's brief tenure at NYC Ballet.
and inspired by the sequence, "The Steadfast Tin Soldier
," which was the animators' interpretation of Stostakovich's "Piano Concerto No.