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Welcome to San Francisco Ballet!
We’re thrilled you’re taking a friend’s recommendation to explore our upcoming season—and their subscriber discount. Experience for yourself how SF Ballet can bring inspiration to your life, and save 15% on tickets to any of our triple-bill programs (three short ballets in one performance). You’ll also save 15% on purchases at The Shop at SF Ballet at the Opera House—just show your ticket stub to the cashier before your purchase.
Enter promo code TASTE when ordering online. Scroll down for a list of eligible triple-bill programs.
Offer expires March 1, 2020. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or applied to previously purchased tickets.
2 / Classical (Re)vision
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Choreographer: Stanton Welch
This poignant, neoclassical ensemble work was inspired by the transience of dancers’ careers, and pays homage to their love for, and commitment to the art form.
Composer: Philip Glass
Choreographer: Liam Scarlett
This 2014 tour de force showcases the creator of Frankenstein’s non-narrative passion and innovative extension of classical ballet style.
Composer: Leroy Anderson
Choreographer: Mark Morris
Not performed in over 10 years, this full-scale, joyous romp of a ballet returns, set to the nostalgic Americana tunes of Leroy Anderson.
3 / Dance Innovations
THE INFINITE OCEAN
Composer: Oliver Davis
Choreographer: Edwaard Liang
Visually stunning and emotionally stirring, The Infinite Ocean is a heartfelt, spiritual contemplation of passage beyond the physical realm.
THE BIG HUNGER world premiere
Choreographer: Trey McIntyre
Trey McIntyre, acclaimed choreographer and creator of Unbound festival’s Your Flesh Shall Be A Great Poem, creates an all-new work for the Company.
Composer: Knudåge Riisager after Carl Czerny
Choreographer: Harald Lander
Forty dancers take the stage for an impressive black and white extravaganza of classical virtuosity.
5 / Ballet Accelerator
March 24–April 4
7 FOR EIGHT
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson
A poetic neoclassical work set for eight dancers, ranging from sensual adagio to exuberant allegro, and everything in between.
CATHY MARSTON WORLD PREMIERE
Choreographer: Cathy Marston
Featured in SF Ballet’s 2018 Unbound festival, master storyteller Cathy Marston returns to create her second all-new work for the Company.
Composer: Ezio Bosso
Choreographer: David Dawson
One of the most acclaimed works from 2018’s Unbound Festival, this ballet pulsates with physical, emotional virtuosity—stretching human movement to the extreme.
6 / Present Perspectives
March 26–April 5
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreographer: Yuri Possokhov
Yuri Possokhov’s vivacious Classical Symphony, a joyous blend of classical and contemporary movement, is as exuberant in mood as it is fiendishly quick and challenging for the dancers.
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Choreographer: Benjamin Millepied
Three couples explore a full spectrum of relationship dynamics–from fiery and tumultuous to tender and intimate.
THE SEASONS — SAN FRANCISCO BALLET PREMIERE
Composer: Alexander Glazunov
Choreographer: Alexei Ratmansky
Co-commissioned with American Ballet Theatre, this anticipated premiere will be the seventh work by celebrated choreographer Alexei Ratmansky to join the SF Ballet repertoire.
7 / Jewels
Composers: Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: George Balanchine
One of Balanchine’s most elegant masterpieces returns! Emeralds captures French ballet’s romantic era, followed by Rubies, which conveys a jazzy American spirit. The ballet’s glittering crescendo Diamonds serves up a celebratory finale in grand, imperial Russian style.