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The Suzanne Farrell Ballet (The Kennedy Center)

Suzanne Farrell

Suzanne Farrell (Artistic Director) is one of George Balanchine's most celebrated muses and remains a legendary figure in the ballet world.  In addition to serving as Artistic Director of her own company, she is also a repetiteur for The George Balanchine Trust, the independent organization founded after the choreographer's death by the heirs to his ballets to oversee their worldwide licensing and production.  Since 1988 she has staged Balanchine's works for such companies as the Berlin Opera Ballet, the Vienna State Opera Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet, the Kirov Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet, as well as American companies, including those in Boston, Miami, Seattle, Cincinnati, Fort Worth, and New York.  She was born in Cincinnati, and she received her early training at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.Ms.

1993
2014
artist timeline
Suzanne Farrell Teaches at the Kennedy Center (1993)
1993
Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell (1995)
1995
Suzanne Farrell Stages Balanchine for the Kennedy Center’s 25th Anniversary (1995)
1995
Suzanne Farrell Stages Masters of 20th Century Ballet (1999)
1999
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours (1999)
1999
Suzanne Farrell Stages Masters of 20th Century Ballet (1999)
1999
The Kennedy Center's Balanchine Celebration (2000)
2000
Suzanne Farrell Stages Mozartiana (2000)
2000
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's 1st Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2001)
2001
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours (2001)
2001
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2002)
2002
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Restages Variations for Orchestra (2002)
2002
Florida State University's "Seven Days of Opening Nights" Festival (2003)
2003
"The Balanchine Couple" Premieres (2003)
2003
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours (2003)
2003
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2003)
2003
Balanchine's Don Quixote (2005)
2005
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2005)
2005
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Restages Contrapuntal Blues pas de deux from Clarinade (2005)
2005
Suzanne Farrell Receives Kennedy Center A Honors (2005)
2005
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival (2006)
2006
Edinburgh International Arts Festival (2006)
2006
The Balanchine Preservation Initiative (2007)
2007
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Restages Divertimento Brillante (2007)
2007
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2007)
2007
Artistic Partnership with Cincinnati Ballet (2007)
2007
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2007)
2007
Gettysburg Arts Festival (2008)
2008
Fall for Dance, NYC (2008)
2008
Artistic Partnership with Ballet Austin (2008)
2008
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2008)
2008
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Restages Ragtime (2008)
2008
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours (2009)
2009
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2010)
2010
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Restages Haeiff Divertimento (2010)
2010
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours (2010)
2010
Ballet Across America II (2010)
2010
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Kennedy Center Engagement (2010)
2010
Jacob's Pillow Residency (2011)
2011
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Performs in Bulgaria (2011)
2011
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Season (2011)
2011
Artistic Partnership with The Sarasota Ballet (2011)
2011
The Joyce Theater, NYC (2011)
2011
Florida State University Residency (2012)
2012
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet's Annual Engagement at the Kennedy Center (2012)
2012
VelocityDC Dance Festival (2012)
2012
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet introduces Balanchine in Oman (2013)
2013
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Performs on the Millennium Stage (2013)
2013
Maestro Allan Lewis Joins The Suzanne Farrell Ballet (2013)
2013
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet’s Annual Kennedy Center Engagement 2014 (2014)
2014
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours 2014 (2014)
2014
Maestro Scott Speck Joins The Suzanne Farrell Ballet (2014)
2014

Video and Audio

Ballet - 2014-2015 Season Annoucement

Suzanne Farrell presents the 2014-2015 Ballet seasons

Portrait Series: Suzanne Farrell

One of the world's most famous ballerinas, Suzanne Farrell celebrates her tenth season as the Artistic Director of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at The Kennedy Center.

Suzanne Farrell's Notes on the Ballet, Sonate No 5 (audio only)

Suzanne Farrell, George Balanchine’s greatest muse, shares her unique perspective on select ballets from Balanchine’s vast catalogue of works. Here, she discusses Sonate No 5.

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