Hey, there are still a few tickets left for something-for-everybody Program 4 at your San Francisco Ballet over the next three days.
See what Allan Ulrich, Chronicle Dance Correspondent, thinks here and what Janos Gereben, a contributor to the Examiner, thinks here, and what Paul Parish, a writer for the Bay Area Reporter, thinks here.
And check out the casting and some photos from Seán Martinfield, Sentinel Editor and Publisher, here.
Yuan Yuan Tan and Anthony Spaulding. Possokhov’s Diving into the Lilacs. Photo, Erik Tomasson
SF Ballet Premiere – New!
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Choreographer: Michel Fokine
Making its SF Ballet premiere this season, Michel Fokine’sPetrouchka, which was first performed by Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes in 1911, is a classical tale of a Russian puppet come to life that fuses music, ballet, and history in perfect balance.
Diving into the Lilacs
Composer: Boris Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov
Returning after its world premiere in 2009, Yuri Possokhov’s Diving into the Lilacs transforms poignant memories of youth into emotional expressions of dance.
a short video with segments from Possokhov’s Diving into the Lilacs
in the middle, somewhat elevated
Composer: Thom Willems
Choreographer: William Forsythe
Making an encore performance this season, William Forsythe’s dynamic in the middle, somewhat elevated investigates the ballet vocabulary, redefining its boundaries along the way.
a short video with segments from Forsythe’s in the middle, somewhat elevated
a short interview with William Forsythe on in the the middle, somewhat elevated
Tue Mar 2, 8pm* | Wed Mar 3, 7:30pm• | Thu Mar 4, 8pm | Fri Mar 5, 8pm* | Sat Mar 6, 2pm & 8pm | Sun Mar 7, 2pm*
Total running time: 2:14
Choose a Date:
Fri, Mar 5, 2010, 8:00 PM
Sat, Mar 6, 2010, 2:00 PM
Sat, Mar 6, 2010, 8:00 PM
Sun, Mar 7, 2010, 2:00 PM
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