Tag Archives: Yuri Possokhov

San Francisco Ballet Hires New Cuban Soloist: Carlos Quenedit

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

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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

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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: ‘The Little Mermaid’ Casting for 5/4/11

  (Enjoy the slideshow above.)     (*Note*: This post was written prior to recent Casting changes. Always go to San Francisco Ballet’s web site here for current Casting.) Right about now, hard core SFBalletomanes are repeatedly checking the Casting page … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet Announces Rapturous 2012 Season

(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

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San Francisco Ballet’s Cotton Candy ‘Coppelia’

        ~~~Once upon a time…~~~ ~~~  (on Saturday, March 19, 2011, to be exact) A man named Helgi Tomasson successfully mined his Dancers’ numerous artistic riches, furthered his already gleaming reputation as one of the finest Artistic Directors in the world, and rewarded faithful … Continue reading

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Sergei Filin Appointed New Bolshoi Ballet Artistic Director

(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

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