Program 2

Beaux (World Premiere)
Number Nine©


Join San Francisco Ballet for the return of Wayne McGregor’s stunning Chroma, an award-winning contemporary work proclaimed "ravishing on all fronts" by the Sunday Times (UK), set to music compositions by Joby Talbot and arrangements by Jack White III. The evening also features Beaux, a world premiere work by acclaimed choreographer Mark Morris, and an encore presentation of Christopher Wheeldon's breathtaking Number Nine, featuring a large ensemble of 24 dancers and set to an exhilarating score by Michael Torke.

Read the program notes.

The 2011 world premiere of Number Nine was made possible by Lead Sponsors Shelby and Frederick Gans, David and Kelsey Lamond, and Mr. and Mrs. James N. Sullivan, and by Major Sponsors Rosemary B. Baker, and Jennifer Caldwell and John H. N. Fisher, and by Sponsors Courtney Benoist and Jason M. Fish. The 2012 world premiere of Beaux is made possible by Lead Sponsors Mrs. Suzy Kellems Dominik and The Bernard Osher Foundation.

Approximate program length: 1 hour, 53 minutes.

Music: Joby Talbot, Jack White III
Choreographer: Wayne McGregor

Composer: Bohuslav Martinů
Mark Morris World Premiere
Choreographer: Mark Morris

Number Nine©
Composer: Michael Torke
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon


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