LEAP INTO THE NEW YEAR
Selections from SF Ballet’s 2021 Virtual Benefit
San Francisco Ballet is thrilled to share selections from Leap into the New Year: SF Ballet’s 2021 Virtual Benefit featuring the 88th Season Opening Gala Performance, held on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Hosted by SF Ballet Soloist Madison Keesler, the evening’s performance, curated by Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson, features excerpts from newly-captured ballets.
In this special selection from Leap into the New Year, enjoy an excerpt from Harmony, a new work by Helgi Tomasson; Principal Dancer Yuan Yuan Tan in Yuri Possokhov’s Dedicated To…; Principal Dancers Misa Kuranaga and Angelo Greco in the Pas de Deux from Coppélia; a prelude to Mrs. Robinson by Cathy Marston featuring Principal Dancers Sarah Van Patten and Joseph Walsh; and the SF Ballet performance debut of two of the Company’s new Principal Dancers, Nikisha Fogo and Julian MacKay in the Act III Pas de Deux from Don Quixote. Under the direction of Music Director Martin West, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra recorded music for the event.
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For casting and sponsor credits for Leap into the New Year, visit Casting.