Reserve Tickets By Cheryl A. Ossola Often not particularly melodic, with rapid-fire shifts in tone and tempo, Dmitri Shostakovich’s music […]
San Francisco Ballet School Spring Festival will include works by Helgi Tomasson, Jiri Kylian, Marc Brew, and SF Ballet School choreographers.
Marc Brew discusses creating a new work, quicksilver, on the San Francisco Ballet School Trainees.
Program notes for Die Toteninsel, a world premiere ballet by Liam Scarlett set to Rachmaninoff.
Arthur Pita talks about creating Björk Ballet for San Francisco Ballet.
Program Notes for John Neumeier's The Little Mermaid
Can you describe the score you’ve created for this ballet? Daria Novo: I took original Handel music and integrated it […]
Program notes for Trey McIntyre's Your Flesh Shall Be A Great Poem, created for the Unbound festival.
A tech-influenced ballet for a tech-obsessed city, Bound To© by Christopher Wheeldon explores what we’re missing by being glued to […]
An explanation of the different character of John Neumeier's The Little Mermaid
Program notes on Yuri Possokhov's new ballet "...two united in a single soul..."
Choreographer Trey McIntyre talks about creating his ballet Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem—and how a lunar eclipse affected his […]
A synopsis of John Neumeier's ballet The Little Mermaid.
In the 1930s and 40s, choreographers were interested in finding ways to show American life on the ballet stage. Think: […]
Program notes about Arthur Pita's Björk Ballet, created for San Francisco Ballet.
The Hoe-Down from Aaron Copland’s Rodeo is one of America’s most recognizable pieces of music. Why? The “Beef. It’s what’s for […]