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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.

Sadler's Wells

London, United Kingdom
May 29–June 8, 2019

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“We are thrilled to return to Sadler’s Wells, especially to be able to share works new to London audiences.…that span a variety of aesthetics and showcase the versatility of our San Francisco Ballet dancers.” –Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer

Last seen in London in 2012, San Francisco Ballet makes a long-awaited return to Sadler’s Wells, one of the world’s premier dance venues, in a program of boundary-defying works by today’s top choreographers.

Program A / May 29, 30 & June 2

Shostakovich Trilogy
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreographer: Alexei Ratmansky

Program B / May 31 & June 1

The Infinite Ocean
Composer: Oliver Davis
Choreographer: Edwaard Liang

Snowblind
Composer: Amy Beach, Philip Feeney, Arthur Foote, Arvo Pärt
Choreographer: Cathy Marston 

Bjork Ballet
Composer: Björk Gudmundsdottir, Alejandro Ghersi, and Sjón
Choreographer: Arthur Pita

Program C / June 5 & 8

Bespoke
Composer: J.S. Bach
Choreographer: Stanton Welch 

Hummingbird
Composer: Philip Glass
Choreographer: Liam Scarlett

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

Program D / June 6 & 7

Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem
Composer: Chris Garneau
Choreographer: Trey McIntyre

Bound To©
Composer: Keaton Henson
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon

Anima Animus
Composer: Ezio Bosso
Choreographer: David Dawson

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Ballet Sun Valley

Sun Valley, Idaho
July 5 & 7, 2019

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“The Sun Valley Pavilion is such a beautiful venue in one of the most natural settings in which we have ever performed. It is a perfect venue to perform in and enjoy world-class ballet. And I think the audience will be very pleased with the quality and variety of dance that we are bringing with our two programs." –Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer

San Francisco Ballet brings two mixed-repertory programs to the meadow and mountain-filled heartland of Idaho, returning to the Ballet Sun Valley for the first time in seven years.

July 5
Program A: Gala-Style Program

The Fifth Season
Composer: Karl Jenkins
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Grand Pas Classique
Composer: Daniel-François Auber
Choreographer: Vicor Gsovsky

Concerto Grosso
Composer: F. Geminiani after Corelli
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Pas de Deux from The Sleeping Beauty, Act III
Composer: P.I. Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson after Petipa

UnSaid
Composer: Ezio Bosso
Choreographer: Danielle Rowe

Excerpt from Diving into the Lilacs
Composer: Boris Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov

Pas de Deux from Don Quixote, Act III
Composer: Ludwig Minkus
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson and Yuri Possokhov (after Petipa)

July 7
Program B: Triple-Bill Program

Bespoke
Composer: J.S. Bach
Choreographer: Stanton Welch

Your Flesh Shall Be A Great Poem
Composer: Chris Garneau
Choreographer: Trey McIntyre

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

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Sponsors

San Francisco Ballet’s engagement at Sadler’s Wells is made possible in part by Lead Sponsor Diane B. Wilsey.

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.