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On Tour

San Francisco Ballet belongs to San Francisco—but also to the world.

When the Repertory Season comes to a close, we take to the road, showcasing our artists’ talent, innovation, and brilliance.

This summer, we’re off to London and Sun Valley, Idaho, so read on to see our programming and maybe even join us there? You can also listen to a podcast about what it’s like to take the Company on tour.

Stern Grove

19th Ave & Sloat Blvd, San Francisco
July 28

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A summer favorite returns when San Francisco Ballet, under the leadership of Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, performs a selection of highlights from their current repertory at Stern Grove Festival. Conductor Martin West leads the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra.

Scotch Symphony
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Choreographer: George Balanchine

Diving Into the Lilacs Excerpt
Composer: Boris Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov

The Sleeping Beauty Pas de Deux
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson, after Marius Petipa

Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
Composers: Anthony Gonzalez, Yann Gonzalez, Bradley Laner, and Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Choreographer: Justin Peck

The Royal Danish Opera House

Ekvipagemestervej 10, 1438 København K, Denmark
October 30–November 2

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Intoxicating world-class poetry and ballet interlace when San Francisco Ballet for the first time gives a guest performance at the Royal Danish Theatre’s Opera House with a production of Romeo and Juliet.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm CEST
Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm CEST
Friday, November 1, 2019 at 8:00 pm CEST
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm CEST


Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson
Scenery and Costume Design: Jens-Jacob Worsaae
Lighting Design: Thomas R. Skelton
Fight Scene Choreography: Martino Pistone in collaboration with Helgi Tomasson

World Premiere: March 8, 1994—San Francisco Ballet, War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California


San Francisco Ballet’s engagement at The Royal Danish Opera House is made possible in part by Denise Littlefield Sobel and the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation.

The following funds of the San Francisco Ballet Endowment Foundation provide permanent support for touring by San Francisco Ballet: 

Lead Underwriters The Bernard Osher Foundation Touring Fund, G. William Jewell Touring Fund, The Hellman Family Touring Fund; Major Underwriters Frannie and Mort Fleishhacker Touring Fund, Stephen and Margaret Gill Family Foundation Touring Fund, Teri and Andy Goodman Touring Fund, Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Touring Fund, Bob Ross Foundation Touring Fund, Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Touring Fund; and Underwriters Davidson Bidwell-Waite and Edwin A. Waite Touring Fund, Glenn McCoy Touring Fund, Vinie and J. Sanford Miller Touring Fund, Phyllis W. Nelson Touring Fund, and the Anne and Michelle Shonk Touring Fund.