Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine
View Edward Villella’s beautiful piece created for Ice Dance International. The Faure piece is an on-ice interpretation of Balanchine’s Emeralds featuring elite figure skaters and ISU Grand Prix 2018 finalists Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker.
Available for viewing now.
Choreography: Edward Villella
Cast: Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker with Lauren Farr, Naomi Lang-Strong, Anastasia Olson, and Erin Reed
Shot and edited by Stellar Adventure Media in Sun Valley, ID
Music: Faure: Incidental Music to Pelleas et Melisande, Op. 80. And Shylock, Op. 57: Pelleas et Melisande-Prelude-Quasi Adagio
Written by Gabriel Faure
Performed by New York City Ballet Orchestra, Robert Irving, Conductor, courtesy of Rhino Records
Costumes: Alicia Jackson, 2016 Premiere Ken Shelley collection
Lighting and Design: Scott Irvine
Styling: Edward Gornik lll
Mr. Villella’s commissioning fees thanks to Nancy Jean Davis