location

301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy Poster
play videos
1

San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy

Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $90

May 7 - 12, 2019

Overlapping expressions of ebullience, struggle, heroism, community, affection, wit, brilliance and inspiration - but also of fear, vigilance, alarm, apprehension and grief.

The New York Times

Why See San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy?

BalletDance & Ballet

Back for 2019

San Francisco Ballet revives Alexei Ratmansky's 'masterpiece' work, the Shostakovich Trilogy. Described as "fascinating, poetic, enigmatic and bittersweet" by The New York Times, the production was originally performed by the American Ballet Theatre and premiered in San Francisco in 2014, where it won rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.

Comprising of three unique and ravishing ballets sets to Shostakovich's Symphony #9, Chamber Symphony, and Piano Concerto #1, the trilogy is non narrative yet no less impactful, lyrically weaving the scores to the composer's own life and experiences in Soviet Russia where themes of rebellion, oppression and expression are explored with 'enduring genius' by Ratmansky.

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 7 May 2019

Audience

Suitable for audiences of all ages

And before you stop reading

Dmitri Shostokovich Used under Creative Commons License

About San Francisco Theater: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.

Next available performances

Tue, May 7

-

$90

Wed, May 8

-

$90

Thu, May 9

-

$90

Fri, May 10

-

$90

Sat, May 11

$90

Sun, May 12

-

$90

View all times and dates

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy at War Memorial Opera House.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

You might also like

Until Apr 28, 2019

San Francisco Ballet - The Little Mermaid

Scenic sumptuousness, magnificent lighting, set, and costume designs

Until Sep 8, 2019

Hamilton

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Filled with rap, pop, R&B and jazz, it's marvellously dense, visually and aurally, and dramatic. And though they flow seamlessly, the scenes-slash-songs, both personal and political are works of art unto themselves.

Until May 19, 2019

The Jungle

The Jungle registers with a throbbing authenticity only amplified by the superb performances of the large, multinational ensemble and the virtuosic immersive staging.

Please note: The term War Memorial Opera House and/or San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the War Memorial Opera House and/or San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the War Memorial Opera House and/or San Francisco Ballet - Shostakovich Trilogy and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.