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San FranciscoThe Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Helgi Tomasson; San Francisco Ballet

San FranciscoProgram 1World premiere

Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Davies
George Balanchine; Helgi Tomasson; Cathy Marston; San Francisco Ballet

San FranciscoProgram 2

Saint-Saëns, Chopin, Blake
Helgi Tomasson; Jerome Robbins; William Forsythe; San Francisco Ballet
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Philosophy amid movement in San Francisco Ballet’s Dance Innovations

The ballet culminates with fouettés, bravura leaps from the oversized ensemble and a rousing finish with all 44 dancers onstage. It was an exuberant end to an intelligent, satisfying production, both of thought and movement.
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Visions of Classical (Re)Vision in San Francisco

“Your love affair with ballet, your time with ballet, is short,” explains Welsh about his ballet Bespoke, “Eventually you lay down, and dance keeps moving. It’s a bittersweet thing.”
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San Francisco Ballet opens season with Wheeldon’s magical Cinderella

Wheeldon’s Cinderella is the kind of production that so enthralls, you immediately want to make plans to see it again.
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San Francisco Ballet celebrates 75 years of Nutcracker

In Helgi Tomasson's production, Michael Yeargan’s scenic design and the late Martin Pakledinaz’ sumptuous costumes create a scene so charming, you just want to climb inside and stay in that world all evening and beyond.
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Pure dance with joyful power

An exciting London season closes with a glimpse of where ballet is headed, San Francisco style. 
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A lively evening of pure dance from San Francisco Ballet

An enjoyable evening of thematic dance but without any insights into the future of ballet. 
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