October 5, 2015 by Catherine Turocy
October 3, 2015 Dance of the Month with Caroline Copeland at MMDC
October 9, 2015 at King Manor, 6:30pm: An Evening at Home with our Founding Fathers. Location: King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY(a short walk from the last stop on the E train – Directions: http://www.kingmanor.org/visit/directions.php) Caroline Copeland, Associate Director of NYBDC, working with NYBDC dancer Matthew Ting, has devised an entertaining dance/drama for this special concert with musicians Dongsok Shin, fortepiano & Leah Gale Nelson, violin. Reading letters from the period and singing songs of early America, Grant Herreid will be joining them in the intimate setting of the Dining Room at the Rufus King family estate. For Tickets: $40 at the door. Advance purchase recommended. Seating is limited. more info: Click Here
November 6-9 at Haymarket Opera in Chicago: Amadigi di Gaula by George Frederick Handel. Sarah Edgar, Associate Director of the NYBDC, is the stage director and choreographer for this inventive production of one of Handel’s “magic” operas fully staged with new costumes and sets. Do not miss this exciting production with period instruments conducted by Craig Trompeter. For Tickets and more information: http://haymarketopera.org/events.html
November 07, 2015 Dance of the Month with Catherine Turocy: Dancing the Garden Path, dance notations which correspond to 18th century parterre designs will be the basis for the lesson. Held at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn.
November 11-13 at BAM: You Us We All Seth Williams, advisor and former dancer/teacher of the NYBDC, is the choreographer for this new opera making its US premiere at BAM Harvey Theater. Part of 2015 Next Wave Festival …Shara Worden is the composer, Andrew Ondrejcak is the librettist, designer and stage director and the music is played by B.O.X. (Baroque Orchestration X). For Tickets and more information: Click!
November 14, 8pm with The Dallas Bach Society: A Tale of Two Cities: Music in Paris and London. Catherine Turocy, Director of the NYBDC, with dancers Brynt Beitman, Carly Fox Horton, Alexis Silver and Andrew Trego with a guest appearance of members of the Contemporary Ballet Dallas directed by Valerie Shelton Tabor will join the Dallas Bach Society in music and dance of the 17th and 18th centuries, including music by Handel, Purcell, Lully and Campra for both the ballroom and theater. Location: SMU Meadow School of the Arts, Caruth Auditorium – 6101 Bishop, Dallas TX 75205. For Tickets and more information: Dallas Bach Society
November 20, 7:30pm with Ars Lyrica Houston, Hommage to the Sun King. Catherine Turocy and members of the NYBDC, Brynt Beitman, Carly Fox Horton, Alexis Silver and Andrew Trego celebrate Louis XIV’s 300th anniversary with music and dance in this special “Hommage to the Sun King.” Turocy provides the semi-staging and choreography for Marc Antoine Charpentier’s Les Arts Florissants in a period instrument performance conducted by Matthew Dirst. Location: Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center in Houston Plan your visit For Tickets and more information: Please click!
Saturday November 21st, Mainstage 2, Off Broadway Theatre, New Haven, CT. Caroline Copeland performs with Cantata Profana
“From the frou-frou of Poulenc’s raucous and irreverant Bal Masqué to the tristesse of Louis-Nicolas Clerambault’s savagely dramatic solo cantata Médée, CP takes to its feet for a rousing celebration of the great French esprit, joined by the uniquely stunning baroque and modern dance soloist Caroline Copeland. Our first dance collaboration!”
Sunday November 22nd, REPEAT PERFORMANCE OF ABOVE at Dixon Place, NYC
December 05, 2015 Dance of the Month with Meggi Sweeney Smith
January 9, 2016, Dance of the Month with Meggi Sweeney Smith, Bourree
Saturday, February 06, 2016 Dance of the Month with Catherine Turocy, How to Dance Like Moliere at Mardi Gras, with music from Lully
February 12, 2016 at 8pm, FREE ADMISSION, Second Presbyterian Church, West 96th Street at Central Park West in NYC, The Stony Brook Opera Workshop joins with the Stony Brook Baroque Players to present a staged production of Handel’s little-known jewel O Come Chiare e Belle with stage direction by Catherine Turocy for three singers and small Baroque orchestra. This hour long serenata depicts Rome’s return to glory. Arthur Haas conducts the Stony Brook Opera cast and Stony Brook Baroque Players.
Repeat Performance: February 14 2016, 3:00 PM Recital Hall | Staller Center for the ArtsTickets: $10/$5
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t0 O Come Chiare e Belle
with stage direction by Catherine Turocy. Arthur Haas
conducts the Stony Brook Opera cast and Stony Brook Baroque Players.
February 26 and 27, 2016
in Dallas, Texas, Le Mozart Noir, the Untold Story. Catherine Turocy
is the advisor for this new ballet by Valerie Shelton Tabor
danced by her company, Contemporary Ballet Dallas
, and produced by the Dallas Bach Society. DBS website
Saturday, March 05, 2016 Dance of the Month with Ani Udovicki, The Minuet on Stage
March 16, 2016 in Palm Beach, Florida, Nights in Paris.
Court dances and the chaconne from Gluck’s Armide will be danced by company members Brynt Beitman, Joseph Caruana, Carly Fox Horton, Alexis Silver, Meggi Sweeney Smith and Andrew Tregowith choreography by Catherine Turocy. More news forthcoming.
Program to be announced soon.
April 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall with Juilliard415 and Robert Mealy.
Caroline Copeland will be joined with Alexis Silver, Andrew Trego and former NYBDC alum Carlos Fittante in suites of dances from Lully Operas and from Handel’s Terpsichore.
Saturday, April 02, 2016 Dance of the Month with Caroline Copeland
May 7, 2016 Dance of the Month with Ani Udovicki
June 4, 2016 Dance of the Month with Catherine Turocy, Passepied Round O as danced at the time of Alexander Pope
June 8, 2016
, Rape of the Lock
, a new opera by Deborah Mason
with stage direction by Catherine Turocy
and choreography by Caroline Copeland. More information…