September 10, 2016: Mark Morris Dance Center Open House
September 17 and 18, 2016: ” L’isola disabitata” (The Desert Island) by Haydn. Haymarket Opera Orchestra, with Craig Trumpeter conducting. Sarah Edgar, Associate Director of The New York Baroque Dance Company, is the stage director/choreographer. The story tells of the sisters Costanza and Silvia who have lived alone on a desert island for 13 years after a bad storm forced their ship to port. When they landed, Costanza’s husband Gernando was abducted by pirates. He has spent the intervening years as a slave. Costanza is about to commit suicide when Gernando and his friend Enrico return to the island to find the sisters. And all’s well that ends well. Saturday, September 17th, 5:00pm and Sunday, September 18th, 3:00pm. Location: Athenaeum Theatre
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Oct 1, 2016: Dance of the Month with Caroline Copeland. Join us on Saturday, October 1st, at the Mark Morris Dance Center, 3-5pm for Le Pistolet from the 1706 collection of contredanses and Les Manches Vertes. All are welcome!
October 8, 2016: Les Arts Florissants, composed by Marc Antoine Charpentier in 1685, is being newly staged in full costumes with new choreography for eight dancers and eight singers. This French masque like allegory draws on aspects of mythological and natural symbolism familiar to Baroque audiences.The story of this short chamber opera begins with the Arts of Music, Poetry, Painting and Architecture, shown flourishing under the glorious and peaceful reign of Louis XIV. The warriors dance and the chorus sings until Discord and his dancing furies enter, trying to hold on to war and revolution. How will this struggle end? Come to our performance on the SMU campus, October 8 at 7:30pm, Caruth Auditorium, with the Dallas Bach Society. TICKETS
November 30, 2016 Catherine Turocy lectures at the National Arts Club in NYC, joined by Caroline Copeland and Olsi Gjeci. 8pm. Private event, invitation only.
December 3, 2016: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance Center 3-5pm.
January 7, 2017: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance Center 3-5pm
January 14, 2017: The Magic Flute at Wheaton College, stage direction and choreography by Sarah Edgar, Associate Director of the NYBDC
January 14 and 15, 2017: Cavalli’s Masque, with Alchymy in Indianapolis, Landmark Center, Cook Theater. Second performance in Bloomington, IN, venue TBD
February 4, 2017: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance Center 3-5pm
February we are working on a guest appearance in Cuba. More information to come.
March 4, 2017: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance center 3-5pm
April 1, 2017: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance Center 3-5pm
April 28-30, 2017: Modern Day Premiere of Voltaire/Rameau Le Temple de la Gloire as it was performed at Versailles…before a major edit for performances in Paris, (which is the version the NYBDC and Concert Royal presented in 1991 in NYC) If you can get to Berkeley, buy your plane ticket ASAP!
May 6, 2017: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance Center 3-5pm
May 12-13, 2017: The Fairy Queen at a private residence in Texas with the Dallas Bach Society Fairy Queen
June 3, 2017: Dance of the Month at Mark Morris Dance Center 3-5pm
June 11-18, 2017: Boston Early Music Festival. Caroline Copeland, Associate Director of NYBDC and choreographer, with selected dancers from the NYBDC and others, in Campra’s Carnival de Venise Read More
June 29-July 2 2017: Seattle Historical Dance Weekend