Win A Pair of Tickets To The NYC Ballet Tomorrow

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After The Rain
After The Rain

This summer’s NYC Ballet residency is drawing to a close at SPAC, with only a few performances left. On the bill for Thursday are:

  • La Source, choreographed by George Balanchine to music excerpts from Léo Delibes’ La Source [Naila] and Sylvia, ou la Nymphe de Diane
  • After the Rain, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, based on Arvo Pärt’s Tabula Rasa and Spiegel Im Spiegel
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto, choreographed George Balanchine to Igor Stravinsky’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major

Thursday is also the first in series of what’s being billed as “Date Nights” at SPAC, featuring a romantic night of live, world-class dance or music, fine wine tastings, delicious meat samples from The Meat House and memories captured by Saratoga Photobooth.

And for all of you balletomanes, SPAC will honor three longtime principal dancers who recently retired, Yvonne Borree, Albert Evans and Philip Neal, just prior to the performance. The dancers, who have been a presence on SPAC’s summer stage for more than twenty years, will be recognized onstage by SPAC President Marcia White and Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins.

We’re got a pair of lawn tickets to Thursday’s show that we’re going to give away to a lucky Nippertown reader. To enter the drawing, just leave a comment below. Be to enter a working email (we won’t publish it), so we can notify you if you win. We’ll draw a name at random and announce the winner on Thursday morning. Congratulations, Mary Ellen!

23 Comments
  1. FlyingCats says

    Me! Me!

  2. CC says

    I’d love to go.

  3. Becky says

    Date night – whoo-hoo!

  4. Mary Ellen says

    Stravinsky and Balanchine? Sounds heavenly!

  5. LP says

    Never saw the NYC ballet…and fine wine tastings, meat samples and a photo. How to live!

  6. Karl W says

    I’ll take my wife, please.

  7. Karen says

    Sounds great.

  8. Maida says

    ooooh I’d love to go.

  9. CaseyM says

    Haven’t gone in years. How about we change that?

  10. John Scalia says

    NOthing like the ballet at SPAC on a warm summer night.

  11. Miles says

    Delicious meat samples? Oh yes…

  12. Linda Scanlon says

    It sounds like a romantic time. I’d love to go.

  13. Bebay says

    I never win giveaways. Please pick me.

  14. Mike R says

    I like the tickets.

  15. Camilo Jimenez says

    Ballet!! YAY!!

  16. Linda Rivera says

    I’d love to go!

  17. Shawna Hussey says

    I loooove Ballet!!

  18. Gary says

    Yeah! Bring on the delicious meats!

  19. Carrie Maynes says

    Saratoga in the summertime with pretty ballerinas. Yes.

  20. Cindy E. says

    Am I too late for tickets?

  21. BluezShoes says

    I’d love to see the Ballet.

  22. Farley says

    Please enter me in the drawing.

  23. Carol Thomas says

    The NYC Ballet is so lovely.

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