Program 3

Dance Innovations

MOVING BALLET FORWARD

THE INFINITE OCEAN

Composer: Oliver Davis
Choreographer: Edwaard Liang

Visually stunning and emotionally stirring, The Infinite Ocean is a heartfelt, spiritual contemplation of passage beyond the physical realm.


THE BIG HUNGER

Choreographer: Trey McIntyre

Trey McIntyre, acclaimed choreographer and creator of Unbound festival’s Your Flesh Shall Be A Great Poem, creates an all-new work for the Company.


ETUDES

Composer: Knudåge Riisager after Carl Czerny
Choreographer: Harald Lander

Forty dancers take the stage for an impressive black and white extravaganza of classical virtuosity.

Part of Principal 8 and Principal 5 Season Tickets

Learn More About Dance Innovations

About Edwaard Liang’s The Infinite Ocean — READ, WATCH & LISTEN
About Harald Lander’s Etudes — READ, WATCH & LISTEN


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Delve deeper into the choreography, artists, and music that you'll see on stage and meet the artists who are creating ballet today.

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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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THE INFINITE OCEAN
Scenic Design: Alexander V. Nichols
Costume Design: Mark Zappone
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls

World Premiere: April 26, 2018—San Francisco Ballet, War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California

ETUDES
Lighting Design: Harald Lander, Craig J. Miller

World Premiere: January 15, 1948—Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Theater; Copenhagen, Denmark

San Francisco Ballet Premiere: February 3, 1998—War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California


The Infinite Ocean

The 2018 world premiere of The Infinite Ocean was made possible by Unbound Festival Presenting Sponsor Diane B. Wilsey and Grand Benefactor Sponsor Denise Littlefield Sobel.