Distant, Yet Connected

Distant, Yet Connected

SF Ballet Orchestra musicians and dancers find ways to perform together even while apart. In this series of videos, see what happens when SF Ballet dancers take music that orchestra musicians send them and improvise a short performance.

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Distant, Yet Connected
  • Distant, Yet Connected: Kimberly Marie Olivier and Elizabeth Prior

    Dancer Kimberly Marie Olivier and Violist Elizabeth Prior collaborated virtually on this duet. Prior recorded J.S. Bach's Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 1007 Gigue, then sent it to Olivier, who improvised to her music. Enjoy! #SFBalletCreates #distdance

  • Distant, Yet Connected: Benjamin Freemantle and Shinji Eshima

    SF Ballet Orchestra musicians and dancers find ways to perform together even while apart. In this series of videos, see what happens when SF Ballet dancers take music that orchestra musicians send them and improvise a short performance. #SFBalletCreates

  • Distant, Yet Connected: Wei Wang and Caroline Lee

    SF Ballet Orchestra musicians and dancers find ways to perform together even while apart. In this series of videos, see what happens when SF Ballet dancers take music that orchestra musicians send them and improvise a short performance.

  • Distant, Yet Connected: Kimberly Marie Olivier and Rufus Olivier

    SF Ballet Orchestra musicians and dancers find ways to perform together even while apart. In this series of videos, see what happens when SF Ballet dancers take music that orchestra musicians send them and improvise a short performance.

  • Distant, Yet Connected: Bianca Teixeira, Lucas Erni, and Rebecca Jackson

    Dancers Bianca Teixeira and Lucas Erni (who sheltered in place together) and SF Ballet Orchestra violinist Rebecca Jackson improvised their respective parts of this virtual trio, the sixth in SF Ballet’s #distdance series. #SFBalletCreates

  • Distant, Yet Connected: Davide Occhipinti and Yi Zhou

    Dancer Davide Occhipinti and Principal Violist Yi Zhou collaborated virtually on this duet, the fifth offering in SF Ballet's #distdance series. Zhou recorded J.S. Bach's Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, then sent it to Occhipinti, who improvised to his music. Enjoy! #SFBalletCreates