New York City Ballet will open its annual season of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® on November 23rd at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. This season of the holiday classic will include 47 performances, running through December 30.
“Arts news highlights: Holidays at Lyndhurst Mansion; “”Harry Potter: A History of Magic”” at the New-York Historical Society; The Holiday Tradition of Handel’s “Messiah” from New York Philharmonic to Trinity Church; “Accumulations: Hanukkah Lamps” at The Jewish Museum; “The Holiday Train Show” at The New York Botanical Garden; “The Hard Nut” at BAM; “Hip-Hop Nutcracker” at Kings Theater.
A profile of Irina Kolpakova, beloved friend, mentor and coach to principal dancers of American Ballet Theater. And a look at John Durand’s “The Rapalje Children,” a treasure of the New-York Historical Society’s collection and one of the finest examples of colonial painting in America.