A Suite of Dances

This article is about Robbins' 1994 ballet. For Robbins' 1980 ballet made to the music of Leonard Bernstein, see Suite of Dances (from Dybbuk Variations).

A Suite of Dances is a ballet made by New York City Ballet ballet master Jerome Robbins for Mikhail Baryshnikov to four movements from Bach's Six suites for unaccompanied cello:

  • Prelude from Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
  • Sarabande from Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011

  • Gigue from Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
  • Prelude from Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012

The premiere took place in March 1994 at the Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project; the City Ballet premiere was on 10 May of that year at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center.



NYCB revivals

2007 Fall for Dance, New York City Center

2008 Spring, Jerome Robbins celebration


  • Repertory Week, NYCB, Spring season, 2008 repertory, week 8


  1. guest artist



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