Program 05

Lyric Voices

Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem

Composer: Chris Garneau
Choreographer: Trey McIntyre

Quirky and inventive, McIntyre’s Unbound festival ballet channels the vulnerability of Chris Garneau’s songs into an endearing look at the ties across generations.

Program Notes — READ & WATCH
In the Studio: Trey McIntyre — WATCH


Bound To

Composer: Keaton Henson
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon

A tech-influenced ballet for a tech-obsessed city, Bound To© by Christopher Wheeldon explores what we’re missing by being glued to our phones.

Christopher Wheeldon’s Bound To Program Notes — READ, WATCH, & LISTEN
In the Studio: Christopher Wheeldon — WATCH​


“. . . two united in a single soul . . .”

Composers: G. F. Handel and Daria Novo
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov
Countertenor: Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Matheus Coura

SF Ballet’s Choreographer in Residence—responsible for the smash-hit Swimmer—creates another highly anticipated world premiere.

“…two united in a single soul…” Program Notes — READ & LISTEN
Composer Daria Novo on her Score — READ

2 hours and 15 minutes with two intermissions

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Group Tickets

Groups of 10+ receive 20% off Tuesday–Saturday and 30% off Friday in select sections. Share a sensational performance with friends and family.

Call 415 865 6785 Monday–Friday 10 am–4 pm, or email groups@sfballet.org.

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Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem

Costume Design: Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

Bound To

Scenic and Costume Design: Jean-Marc Puissant
Projection Design: Jean-Marc Puissant and Alexander V. Nichols
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

Yuri Possokhov World Premiere

Scenic Design: Ben Pierce
Costume Design: Christopher Read
Lighting Design: Jim French


The 2018 world premiere of Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem was made possible by Unbound Festival Presenting Sponsor Diane B. Wilsey.

The 2018 world premiere of Bound To was made possible by Unbound Festival Presenting Sponsor Diane B. Wilsey and Grand Benefactor Sponsor David and Kelsey Lamond.