Gala Prokofiev Premiere at Bard
The family of Sergey Prokofiev traveled to Annandale-on-Hudson to witness the moving world premiere on Friday night at Bard’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts of the composer’s Romeo & Juliet, for the first time performed in public as written, with a new accompanying ballet, choreographed by Mark Morris. A gala dinner, chaired by Carolyn Marks Blackwood, preceded the performance, and dessert and dancing followed.
Serge Prokofiev, the composer’s grandson, with his daughters, photographer Lina Prokofiev and Nika Prokofiev.
Aaron Mattocks, general manager, and Matthew Rose, rehearsal director, both of the Mark Morris Dance Group; Jean Vallir, Clark Halstead, and Melinda Papp
Artist Ronnie Streichler, Allan Streichler , Dr. Miriam Roskin-Berger, and Rabbi Meir Berger
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