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Note: This post has been updated on 7/20/12. However, above^ slideshow preview and associated photos below reflect previously announced programming, which has since been changed. This post is still very worthwhile for the video clips of last season’s Stern Grove performances (including Sofiane Sylve’s Isadora … Continue reading
Carlos Quenedit, San Francisco Ballet’s Newest Cuban Acquisition On the cusp of its 2012 Gala, San Francisco Ballet welcomes a new male Soloist to its roster. Prior to joining the Company, Carlos Quenedit, who hails from Havana, Cuba, trained and danced with the National Ballet … Continue reading
San Francisco Ballet Choreographer in Residence Yuri Possokhov and His ‘Don Quixote’ World Premiere with the Joffrey Ballet Tonight!
Just a ‘quickie’ from Odette: Yes! Yuri Possokhov, famed former Bolshoi Ballet and San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer, who is also currently SFB’s ‘Choreographer in Residence’, has a world premiere tonight and it’s not here in San Francisco. Although Mr. Possokhov is the co-choreographer of SFB’s … Continue reading
(wait for the slideshow above) San Francisco Ballet’s 2012 season begins and ends with a full-length Big Ballet Bang; Program 1 gives us the SFB Premiere of John Cranko’s 1965 adaptation of Onegin, one of his most dramatic ballets, created on … Continue reading
(video clips included) “It is Filin!”… …says a source close to the Bolshoi Ballet… (…and by the time I received the ‘ok’ to publish this, which occured while I was attending ‘Dans Nederlands’ in Berkeley last night, Maria Kochetkova, our favorite SFB Bolshoi-trained … Continue reading