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Tag Archives: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Turns of a Feather: ‘Swan Lake’ (online) at SF Ballet

The company’s all-digital season ends with the show everyone knows, even if they’ve never seen it.

Wednesday, 26 May, 2021 · Leave a comment

In Step with the Spectrum: Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ (online) at the SF Ballet

The company shot a new segment to round out their delightful production Balanchine’s colorful triptych.

Wednesday, 7 April, 2021 · Leave a comment

And ‘On’ and ‘On’ it Goes: ACT’s ‘A Christmas Carol: On Air’ and SF Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker Online’

Not even a global pandemic can stop the ACT and SF Ballet from bringing their annual holiday productions to the world.

Tuesday, 8 December, 2020 · 4 Comments

Still en Pointe: ‘The Nutcracker’ 75th Anniversary by the SF Ballet

A San Francisco tradition celebrates its distinction as the first-ever American production of ‘The Nutcracker’.

Monday, 16 December, 2019 · 1 Comment