San Francisco Ballet announces tour plans for 2012 summer/Fall season
San Francisco Ballet is pleased to announce additional engagements for its 2012 Summer/Fall Tour Series:
San Francisco Ballet will guest at Hamburg Ballet on June 26 and 27, performing a mixed-bill program that includes Tomasson’s 7 for Eight, Possokhov’s RAkU, a pas de deux from Continuum, and Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour. In addition, for one performance-only on June 22, four SF Ballet principal dancers will star in Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, performed by Hamburg Ballet. In addition, a select number of dancers will also perform on Hamburg Ballet’s Nijinsky Gala XXXVIII on July 1.
San Francisco Ballet will present two performances at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia on June 29 and 30 (programming to be announced). This engagement will represent SF Ballet’s first visit to Russia.
Sun Valley, Idaho Tour – 1 Night Only Performance
San Francisco Ballet’s summer/fall tour includes a one-night-only performance at the spectacular Sun Valley Pavilion in Sun Valley, Idaho. This SF Ballet performance will kick off Sun Valley’s Summer of the Arts. For more information, visit: www.sfballet.org/sunvalley.
The news of these additional destinations comes on the heels of SF Ballet’s announcement of its London and Washington, D.C. engagements:
San Francisco Ballet will embark on its first engagement to London since 2004. From September 14-23, 2012, the Company will perform three mixed-repertory programs over nine performances, at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, featuring: UK premieres and works by choreographers including George Balanchine, Mark Morris, Christopher Wheeldon, SF Ballet Choreographer in Residence Yuri Possokhov, and SF Ballet Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson.
Visit Sadler’s Wells website for tickets and information.
Washington, D.C. Tour
San Francisco Ballet will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., November 13-18, 2012. The week-long engagement will feature Helgi Tomasson’s critically acclaimed Romeo & Juliet, and one mixed-repertory program (programming to be announced). The Company’s last engagement in Washington, D.C. was part of its 75th American Anniversary Tour in 2008.