Sarah Mearns in black tights, black pointe shoes, and a black tutu with splashes of blue kicking her leg super high as the corps de ballet looks at her

George Balanchine’s “Western Symphony” – A brief history.

Written by Robyn Jutsum American folk tunes arranged by Hershy Kay, cowboy hats, and Balanchine-inspired choreography – You can get all of that and more from this month’s Cardio Ballet theme, Western Symphony! Western Symphony, choreographed by George Balanchine, premiered at City Center of Drama and Music in New York City on September 7th, 1954 …

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