Tag Archives: Maria Kochetkova

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 Program 3 Opening Night Casting for Possokhov World Premiere, ‘Francesca da Rimini’; Preview of Programs 2 & 3

San Francisco Ballet has announced casting for the early performances of their alternating Programs 2 & 3, set to begin this Valentine’s evening, 2/14/12. Each program boasts a world premiere, as well as encore performances of some of last season’s hits by the hottest … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s Premiere of John Cranko’s ‘Onegin’-Photos from Opening Night

Sometimes a choice needs to be made. Though I was present at last night’s long-awaited and sumptuous San Francisco Ballet premiere of John Cranko’s Onegin, gorgeously danced by all, my choice was to share Clara Blanco’s promotion, immediately following the … Continue reading

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Kudos to San Francisco Ballet’s Responsive Online Presence (Thanks for Listening and Adding ‘Gremin’ to the ‘Onegin’ Casting Page!)

San Francisco Ballet’s online presence has changed the way they interact with their fans-in a very good way; quite simply, they have one of the absolute best ‘Facebook’ feeds in the biz, not to mention their twitterific ‘Twitter’ presence. In addition … 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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San Francisco Ballet Announces Opening Night Casting for ‘Nutcracker’

For those of you eagerly awaiting San Francisco Ballet’s ONC (Opening Night Casting) announcement for Helgi Tomasson’s Nutcracker, the following dancers are being honored with 2011’s leading Opening Night ‘Nut’ roles: Uncle Drosselmeyer: Val Caniparoli The Nutcracker Prince: Gennadi Nedvigin King & Queen of the Snow: Taras Domitro & Vanessa Zahorian … Continue reading

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Former San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer, Kirov Ballet Soloist, and Choreographer Yuri Zhukov’s ‘Zhukov Dance Theatre’

(Enjoy the slideshow above.) One of the most exciting new contemporary dance troupes seen in recent years in the SF Bay Area is set to begin rehearsal for their annual Fall 2011 Season. But being able to see Zhukov Dance Theatre’s upcoming Season ’04’, September 1, 2, … Continue reading

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