Monthly Archives: July 2011

San Francisco Ballet’s Lorena Feijoo & Vitor Luiz Shine in Festival del Sole’s ‘Stars of American and Russian Ballet’

SFB’s Passionate Pair Lorena Feijoo & Vitor Luiz Light Up 2011’s Festival del Sole  Napa Valley’s Festival del Sole is now a summer cultural destination, its 6th season boasting another extraordinary concert series of world class musicians (Sarah Chang, The Emerson String Quartet, and The … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Casting for Stern Grove 2011

Here it is! Commentary to follow later: Stern Grove Festival      Sunday, July 31, 2011, 2:00 PM        Stern Grove Festival Matinee Sunday, July 31, 2011, 2:00 PM ANDANTE SOSTENUTO Choreographer: J. Francisco Martinez Composer: Franz Schubert Conductor: Martin West … Continue reading

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The Royal Ballet’s Giselle Simulcast With Marianela Nunez

Marianela Nuñez Carries Royal Ballet’s Giselle Simulcast Film (or: ‘No Wings on Wilis!’)  This is not a review-just some quick random observations, while adhering to ‘Odette’s Golden Rule’ (“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say it here”). About that … Continue reading

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The Royal Ballet’s ‘Giselle’ at The Balboa Theater Tonight

Odette is off to see an encore performance of Marianela Nunez in the starring role of The Royal Ballet’s ‘Giselle’, filmed live in high-definition at Covent Garden and showing tonight at 7:30 at The Balboa Theater in San Francisco. Please support this … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s Royal Wedding: Vanessa Zahorian & Davit Karapetyan

(slideshow of wedding photos above-best viewed on a computer!) Davit & Vanessa Tie the Knot with Grace and Elegance On June 11, 2011, in Yerevan, Armenia, San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancers Vanessa Zahorian and Davit Karapetyan began a new chapter in their storybook romance…as husband … Continue reading

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