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Ricardo Bustamante: Profile of a Ballet Master at San Francisco Ballet

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.09.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Last week's premiere at San Francisco Ballet proved to be an all-around artistic feat - again for Ratmansky, for the entire company of San Francisco Ballet and, yes, for Shostakovich who had not penned these compositions for the ballet stage.

Program 3 at San Francisco Ballet: Heartaches by the Number

Sean Martinfield | Posted 02.28.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Program 3 at San Francisco Ballet is a rare trio of works that explores themes of longing, unfulfilled love and connecting with the hereafter or the totally other.

Thrills and Chills: San Francisco Ballet in Giselle

Carla Escoda | Posted 03.30.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

San Francisco Ballet unveiled its latest Parisian import in Giselle on Sunday afternoon at the War Memorial Opera House, less than 24 hours after fielding a much-adored veteran in the same role in its season opener. With three more principal ballerinas poised to rotate through the iconic role through February 2, the fan clubs are buzzing.

San Francisco Spares No Expense on a 21st Century Cinderella

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

They're still sweeping up the glitter on the streets of San Francisco.

Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet' - A Sumptuous Revival at San Francisco Ballet

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.08.2012 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The San Francisco Ballet lifts Shakespeare's complex and familiar language off the gilded pages and translates it into lucid classical choreography that is visceral, fresh, and ultimately sublime.