Program 6 Pointes of View Lecture

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

FREE to the general public

SF Ballet Visiting Scholar Dr. Stephanie Jordan presents “Meeting Beethoven: Mark Morris and Maelstrom.” What happens when you make a ballet out of Beethoven’s so-called “Ghost” Trio?  In Maelstrom, Morris responds to a model of large musical form while adding his own suggestions of an unearthly narrative.

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Program 6 Meet the Artist Interviews

Friday, April 4, 2014, 7pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1pm
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 1pm

Orchestra Level of the War Memorial Opera House
Open to ticket holders of that afternoon/evening's performance

A highly popular pre-performance discussion program, Meet the Artist Interviews (MTAs) spotlight the specific San Francisco Ballet repertory program to be performed that afternoon/evening.

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Talk About Ballet!

Mark Morris: Choreographer and Musician

Saturday, April 6, 2014
Dollar Board Room
SF Ballet Visiting Scholar Professor Stephanie Jordan
University of RoeHampton, London; BMus, ARCM, MA, PhD; Formerly Head of the Department of Dance (1992-2000) and Director of the Centre for Dance Research, currently Research Professor in Dance.

Tickets: $20 per event (general public), $15 per event (SF Ballet subscribers)

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Few choreographers working today are cited more often than Mark Morris for musicality and standing within the music profession. This event will spotlight various ambitious experiments with music that Morris has conducted over the course of his career, including “music visualisations,” his homage to the radical collaboration of Merce Cunningham and John Cage and his treatments of large-scale symphonic scores never written for dance.

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Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreographer: Mark Morris

The Rite of Spring
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov

2016 Nutcracker Pre-Sale
San Francisco Ballet in Tomasson's Nutcracker. (© Erik Tomasson)

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