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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in San Francisco, CA, United States

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San FranciscoDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Bertrand de Billy; Michael Cavanagh; San Francisco Opera; Erhard Rom; Constance Hoffman; Jane Cox; San Francisco Opera Orchestra

San FranciscoEun Sun Kim conducts Verdi

Verdi
San Francisco Opera Orchestra; Eun Sun Kim; Nicole Car; Arturo Chacón-Cruz; Soloman Howard; San Francisco Opera Chorus

San FranciscoDream of the Red Chamber

Sheng: Dream of the Red Chamber
Darrell Ang; Stan Lai; San Francisco Opera; Tim Yip; Gary Marder; Meigui Zhang; Karen Chia-Ling Ho

San FranciscoAntony and CleopatraWorld premiere

Adams: Antony and Cleopatra
Eun Sun Kim; Elkhanah Pulitzer; San Francisco Opera; Mimi Lien; Constance Hoffmann; David Finn; San Francisco Opera Orchestra

San FranciscoEugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Vassilis Christopoulos; Robert Carsen; San Francisco Opera; Michael Levine; Christine Binder; San Francisco Opera Orchestra; San Francisco Opera Chorus

San FranciscoDialogues des Carmélites

Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites
Eun Sun Kim; Olivier Py; San Francisco Opera; Pierre-André Weitz; Bertrand Killy; San Francisco Opera Orchestra; San Francisco Opera Chorus
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Tomasson bows out from San Francisco Ballet with stirring Swan Lake

Swan Lake is the last program of the San Francisco Ballet’s season and of the 37-year tenure of retiring artistic director Helgi Tomasson.
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Charm and wit abound in San Francisco Ballet's Don Quixote

Helgi Tomasson and Yuri Possokhov's restaging of the 1869 Petipa classic brings a sunny smile to faces in San Francisco. 
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A triumphant Nutcracker: San Francisco Ballet is back!

With Tchaikovsky’s dear, familiar overture, the reassuring sameness of Wendall K Harrington’s slide show projecting 1915 San Francisco scenes onto the curtains, we were all, most decisively, back. 
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Philosophy amid movement in San Francisco Ballet’s Dance Innovations

The ballet culminates with fouettés, bravura leaps from the oversized ensemble and a rousing finish with all 44 dancers onstage. It was an exuberant end to an intelligent, satisfying production, both of thought and movement.
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Visions of Classical (Re)Vision in San Francisco

“Your love affair with ballet, your time with ballet, is short,” explains Welsh about his ballet Bespoke, “Eventually you lay down, and dance keeps moving. It’s a bittersweet thing.”
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San Francisco Ballet opens season with Wheeldon’s magical Cinderella

Wheeldon’s Cinderella is the kind of production that so enthralls, you immediately want to make plans to see it again.
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