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San Francisco Ballet - Symphony in C
Feb 1 - 12, 2022
San Francisco Ballet - Caprice
Feb 2 - 13, 2022
San Francisco Ballet - Don Quixote
Feb 26 - Mar 6, 2022
San Francisco Ballet - La Sylphide
Mar 15 - 20, 2022
San Francisco Ballet - The Fifth Season
Apr 2 - 16, 2022
February 1 - 12, 2022
The San Francisco Ballet kicks off the spring season with a gloriously grand Program 1, beginning with George Balanchine's joyful Symphony in C. Soundtracked by Georges Bizet, the thrilling piece sees 50 dancers take to the stage for a sumptuous treat. The grandeur continues with Helgi Tommason's Trio, a gorgeous marriage of luxurious fabrics, velvet and silk, and lush choreography, to a Tchaikovsky score.
February 2 - 13, 2022
The San Francisco Ballet's 2022 season continues with this second illustrious program that includes the much anticipated West Coast premiere of William Forsythe's collaboration with singer-songwriter James Blake, a classic Jerome Robbins piece, and Heigl Tomasson's lyrical Caprice, his Camille Saint-Saens scored piece that enjoyed it's world premiere with the company back in 2014.
February 26 - March 6, 2022
San Francisco's 2012 Production of Don Quixote was widely hailed as adding a ravishing new splendor to the potentially fusty work, and now it's back for 2022. This Helgi Thomas and Yuri Possokhov staging features costumes by Tony Award-winning designer Martin Pakledinaz and lighting James F. Ingalls, creating a vibrant portrait of Spanish love and desire.
March 15 - 20, 2022
Presented as part of the San Francisco Ballet's Program 4 this year, you're invited to the ethereal wonders of the Scottish Highlands as the Company display the wonders of August Bournonville's La Sylphide. A perennial favorite, we follow a young Scotsman who is spirited in the fairy kingdom on the day of his wedding. Romantic, technically stunning and unforgettable, it's one of the canon's most beautiful and sought-after ballets.
April 2 - 16, 2022
Appropriate for San Francisco Ballet's Program 5, Helgi Tomasson's The Fifth Season headlines this event. Reviewed on its premiere as his 'best ballet yet' by the San Francisco Chronicle, it retains its sophisticated character, mixed with passionate interludes. Following it is the world premiere of Harmony, the first work completed in the SFB studio after the pandemic lockdown. It also heralds Tomasson's last premiere work with the Company as he steps down as Artistic Director after 37 years!
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