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San Francisco Ballet - Program 5

March 30, 2019

At times, the compositional skills that Mr. Wheeldon shows with ensembles and solos in "Bound To" seem unsurpassable.

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McIntyre, Wheeldon, Possokhov

The San Francisco Ballet presents an exciting amalgam of styles and genres during Program 5 as part of their 2019 repertory season. The program begins with prolific American choreographer Trey McIntyre's 'Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem', a kinetic personification of McIntyre's trademark whimsical sweetness and mediative movement set to Americana-tinged tracks from singer-songwriter Chris Garneu's El Radio album.

His 10th commissioned work for the company, Christopher Wheeldon's 'Bound To' follows. A radical flurry of intricate patterns and steps set to the music of English folk musician Keaton Henson, the expressive work explores the inextricable relationship between humans and their hand-held smart phones. A hotly anticipated world premiere by San Francisco Ballet's Choreographer in Residence Yuri Possokhov closes the evening.

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