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New York City Ballet Fall Gala
10/07/2010 - By New York, NY

New York City Ballet Fall Gala

To celebrate its inaugural fall season at Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet presented a special one-time-only gala performance on Thursday, October 7 at the David H. Koch Theater.

The highlight of the evening was the New York premiere of a Plainspoken, a new ballet by NYCB Principal Dancer Benjamin Millepied set to a commissioned score from Pulitzer-Prize winning composer David Lang. The program also included George Balanchine’s Tarantella and an excerpt from Western Symphony, as well as Jerome Robbins’ I’m Old Fashioned.

Sarah Jessica Parker, newly elected to the New York City Ballet board of directors, served as the event’s honorary chairman, with Maria-Cristina Anzola, Jane Carroll, Barbara Evans, and Carol A. Smith as event chairmen. Candace Bushnell, Gilles Mendel, Princess Firyal of Jordan, Lesley Stahl, Anne Bass, Alba & Francesco Clemente, Fe Fendi, Charlotte Moss, Peter Gelb, Peter Martins & Darci Kistler, Carol and Earle Mack, Bob and Veronique Pittman, Allison Sarofim and Benjamin Millepied.

DÉCOR: Ron Wendt Design
CATERING: Glorious Food
DJ: David Chang

Photos By: Mary Hilliard

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