A profile of The School of American Ballet, a curator’s choice from The Museum of Modern Art and an interview with clarinetist David Krakauer.
Ann Temkin, the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, shares some insight on Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” and talks about the artist’s life when he painted it.
David Krakauer is a world-class clarinetist known for interpreting a variety of musical genres, from klezmer to classical music and avant-garde improvisation. This NYC-ARTS Profile includes performance clips from the Apollo Theater, 92YTribeca in New York City, Joe’s Pub, and DROM.
When George Balanchine said, “I don’t want people who want to dance; I want people who have to dance,” he was speaking about members of the New York City Ballet. To join their ranks takes a tremendous amount of commitment, perseverance and training. For most of these dancers, the training begins at the School of American Ballet.