Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Fall 2010 Season

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to announce the fall 2010 performance season, which begins September 9 and features some of the finest artists from around the world in BAC’s Howard Gilman Performance Space and the newly opened Jerome Robbins Theater.

This fall’s theater offerings include two productions based on revolutionary works by Fyodor Dostoevsky. First will be the U.S. premiere of The Boys, an adaptation of The Brothers Karamazov,performed by the renowned Theater Art Studio (Moscow)October 6-10. BAC will then present, in association with Theatre for a New Audience, the New York premiere of Yale Repertory Theatre’s production of Notes from Underground, adapted for the stage by OBIE Award-winning actor Bill Camp and internationally acclaimed director Robert Woodruff (November 7-20).

BAC’s dance presentations will include a New York premiere by Les SlovaKs Dance Collective (October 19-20); a performance by Aszure Barton & Artists (December 17-18), and a live dance installation created by Russell Dumas, which will feature the Australia-based Dance Exchange company (October 10). BAC’s popular film and discussion series, BAC Flicks, will comprise three dance films by Charles Atlas, featuring works performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including the world premiere of Interscape (October 11); BIPED (November 15); and the world premiere of Split Sides (December 20).

Completing BAC’s fall season will be five music presentations. Pianist Eteri Andjaparidze and lighting designer Jennifer Tipton will join together in Spectral Scriabin, a work that explores the composer’s connections between chords and colors (October 25-26).  The Movado Hour, BAC’s signature series of free hour-long chamber music concerts presented in an intimate salon setting, will include four concerts: September 9November 16November 29, and December 8.  Highlights include the New York premiere of Jonathan Berger’s Sink or Swim for solo violin, performed by Livia Sohn, and a rare U.S. appearance by the world renowned Ensemble Organum performing Guillaume de Machaut’s 14th-century Messe de Notre Dame.

Tickets for all events go on sale August 30, 2010 and are available via Smarttix (www.smarttix.com / 212-868-4444).

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