Tag Archives: Davit Karapetyan

San Francisco Ballet Announces Casting for ‘Romeo & Juliet’-2012

 There will be four Romeos and Juliets to flesh out Shakespeare’s tragedy this run:        Tuesday, March 6—8:00 PM–OPENING NIGHT ROMEO & JULIET Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson Conductor: Martin West Composer: Sergei Prokofiev Romeo: Joan Boada Juliet: Maria Kotchetkova … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Casting for Cranko’s ‘Onegin’; Maria ‘Masha’ Kochetkova & Vitor Luiz Open the Run

  San Francisco Ballet has announced casting of the lead roles, Onegin & Tatiana, for the entire run of its 2012 season’s most eagerly anticipated-and first-program, the SFB premiere of John Cranko’s masterpiece, Onegin, one of ballet’s most highly acclaimed and dramatically challenging works, which opens in just 6 days… …and they … Continue reading

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Complete Cast, Bios, Synopsis, and Reviews of San Francisco Ballet’s Production of Neumeier’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ on DVD, Blu-Ray and PBS’ ‘Great Performances Presents’

~~~Mermaid Musings~~~  First things first, since this may be the only place you can find it online: the complete ballet libretto (the ‘story’ part of a ‘story’ ballet or opera for you newbies) for John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid ballet, … Continue reading

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PBS’ Great Performances Presents: ‘The Little Mermaid’ from San Francisco Ballet Tonight at 9pm PST and EST

   Like many of you who saw this ballet live (including some who joined me in attending both evenings of filming in early May this past San Francisco Ballet season), tonight is a night we San Francisco Balletomanes have been  eagerly anticipating:   Tonight, … 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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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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San Francisco Ballet’s 2011 ‘The Little Mermaid’ Review: A Tail of Two Mermaids, Part 1

(Enjoy the slideshow above)   (Note: Casting for The Little Mermaid is now posted for the entire ‘Mermaid’ run. See links at the bottom of this review) A Tail of Two Mermaids, Part 1 San Francisco Ballet’s 2011 production of John … Continue reading

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