2016 Farewell Performance

Joan Boada
Pascal Molat
Gennadi Nedvigin

APRIL 17, 2016

2016 Farewell Performance

Headshot of Joan Boada © David Allen, Headshots of Pascal Molat & Gennadi Nedvigin © Chris Hardy.

2016 Farewell Performance

San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Sunday April 17, 2016

  • 7:00pmPerformance

Join us for a very special one-night-only farewell performance on Sunday, April 17 at 7pm as we honor three of SF Ballet’s most celebrated principal men—Joan Boada, Pascal Molat, and Gennadi Nedvigin.

The program features a variety of works and excerpts designed specifically to showcase the talents of all three dancers. The medley includes Tomasson's Romeo & Juliet balcony pas de deux, Concerto Grosso and Two Bits; the trio section from Possokhov's Magrittomania; a solo from McGregor's Borderlands; excerpts from Zanella's Alles Walzer, and Kobborg's Les Lutins

Said SF Ballet Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson, “Joan, Pascal and Gennadi are all incredible artists who have had long, rich tenures with the Company and I am grateful to each of them for their many contributions. We will miss them on our home stage, but we look forward to celebrating their unique artistry and achievements with this farewell performance.”

Join us, and help us send them off in style.

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Excerpt from Alles Walzer
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Choreographer: Renato Zanella

Les Lutins
Composers: Antonio Bazzini and Henri Wieniawski
Choreography and Costume Design: Johan Kobborg

Concerto Grosso
Composer: Francesco Geminiani after Corelli
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Two Bits
Composer: Aaron Jay Kernis
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Excerpt from Borderlands
Composers: Joel Cadbury and Paul Stoney
Choreographer: Wayne McGregor

Balcony pas de deux from Romeo & Juliet
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Excerpt from Magrittomania
Composer: Yuri Krasavin after Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov

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San Francisco Ballet in Tomasson's Nutcracker. (© Erik Tomasson)

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