To The Pointe: Jewels
All You Need to Know About Jewels Before You Watch
George Balanchine’s Jewels comprises three ballets—Rubies, Emeralds, and Diamonds—that evoke the styles and moods of the United States, France, and Russia, respectively. Get to know a bit about Jewels, its creation in 1967, and what to look for in each ballet before this dazzling classic hits the screen on April 1 during SF Ballet’s 2021 Digital Season.
George Balanchine’s Jewels is part of SF Ballet’s 2021 Digital Season. It will be performed in Program 04, streaming April 1–21.
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Header Photo: Sasha Mukhamedov and Aaron Robison in Balanchine’s Emeralds // Choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson