The Concert by Frédéric Chopin

Summary

'''''The Concert (or The Perils of Everybody)''''' is a ballet made by Jerome Robbins, subsequently New York City Ballet's ballet master, to Chopin's:

:Polonaise in A major "Military", Op. 40, No. 1

:Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57

:Prelude in F minor, Op. 28, No. 18

:Prelude in B flat minor, Op. 28, No. 16

:Waltz in E minor, Op. posth.

:Prelude in A major, Op. 28, No. 7

:Prelude in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4

:Mazurka in G major, Op. posth. 67, No. 1

:Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

The décor was by Saul Steinberg, the costumes by Irene Sharaff and the lighting by Ronald Bates. The premiere took place at City Center of Music and Drama, New York, on Tuesday, 6 March 1956. Robbins made three subsequent ballets to Chopin's music: ''Dances at a Gathering'' (1969), ''In the Night'' (1970), and ''Other Dances'' (1976), made for Mikhail Baryshnikov and Natalia Makarova.

== Casts ==

=== original ===

*Tanaquil LeClercq

*Todd Bolender

*Yvonne Mounsey

*Robert Barnett

*Wilma Curley

*John Mandia

*Shaun O'Brien

*Patricia Savoia

*Richard Thomas

=== NYCB revivals ===

==== 1983 Winter ====

*Stacy Caddell

*Laurence Matthews

*Alexia Hess

*Delia Peters

*Bart Cook

==== 2008 Winter ====

*Maria Kowroski

*Rachel Piskin

*Ashley Laracey

*Georgina Pazcoguin

*Gwyneth Muller

*Arch Higgins

*Adam Hendrickson

*Austin Laurent

*Allen Peiffer

*Justin Peck

==== 2008 Winter tour to the Kennedy Center and London Coliseum ====

* Sterling Hyltinfirst time in rôle

* Rachel Piskin

* Ashley Laracey

* Georgina Pazcoguin

* Gwyneth Muller

* Arch Higgins

* Andrew Veyette

* Austin Laurent

* Allen Peiffer

* Justin Peck

==== 2008 Spring -- ''Jerome Robbins celebration'' ====

===== first cast =====

*Sterling Hyltin

*Rachel Piskin

*Ashley Laracey

*Georgina Pazcoguin

*Gwyneth Muller

*Arch Higgins

*Andrew Veyette

*Austin Laurent

*Allen Peiffer

*Justin Peck

===== second cast =====

*Sterling Hyltin

*Rachel Piskin

*Ashley Laracey

*Georgina Pazcoguin

*Gwyneth Muller

*Arch Higgins

*Andrew Veyette

*Tom Gold

*Allen Peiffer

*Justin Peck

==== 2008 Saratoga Springs ====

* Sterling Hyltin

* Rachel Piskin

* Ashley Laracey

* Georgina Pazcoguin

* Gwyneth Muller

* Arch Higgins

* Andrew Veyette

* Austin Laurent

* Allen Peiffer

* Justin Peck

==== 2009 Spring ====

* Sterling Hyltin

* Stephanie Zungre

* Ashley Laracey

* Georgina Pazcoguin

* Gwyneth Muller

* Arch Higgins

* Andrew Veyette

* Austin Laurent

* Allen Peiffer

* Justin Peck

==== 2009 Saratoga Springs ====

* Sterling Hyltin

* Stephanie Zungre

* Ashley Laracey

* Georgina Pazcoguin

* Gwyneth Muller

* Arch Higgins

* Andrew Veyette

* Austin Laurent

* Allen Peiffer

* Justin Peck

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