To The Pointe: Jewels
All You Need to Know About Jewels Before You Watch
George Balanchine’s Jewels comprises three ballets—Rubies, Emeralds, and Diamonds—that evoke the styles and moods of the United States, France, and Russia, respectively. Get to know a bit about Jewels, its creation in 1967, and what to look for in each ballet before this dazzling classic hits the screen during SF Ballet’s 2021 Digital Season.
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Header Photo: Sasha Mukhamedov and Aaron Robison in Balanchine’s Emeralds // Choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson