Just 4 You Package

Just 4 You Package

Enjoy the final 4 programs of our 2021 Digital Season with a mini package–our smaller, more streamlined package option. View bonus content from Jewels, Digital Program 05, Romeo & Juliet, and Swan Lake and enjoy access to each production for the entirety of their run dates for just $159.

Just 4 You Package

6 Videos

  • Jewels

    A ballet in three parts. George Balanchine’s full-length masterpiece, inspired by displays at New York City jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels, is made up of three separate ballets—Emeralds, Rubies, and Diamonds. Emeralds, set to music by Fauré, is a forest green meditation in long, Romantic-style sk...

  • Musicians' Insights: Julie McKenzie on Emeralds

    “I have always thought that Fauré had a special affinity for the flute, because he wrote such gorgeous and flowing music for my instrument,” says Julie McKenzie, 2nd Flute and Piccolo with SF Ballet Orchestra. McKenzie shares her perspective on Gabriel Fauré’s music for George Balanchine’s ballet...

  • Pointes of View: Sasha De Sola, Tiit Helimets, Sasha Mukhamedov, Pascal Molat

    George Balanchine’s Jewels is a study in contrasts: three composers, three styles, three moods. SF Ballet Principal Dancers Sasha De Sola, Tiit Helimets, Soloist Sasha Mukhamedov, and SF Ballet Faculty Member and Former Principal Dancer Pascal Molat discuss the details of Emeralds, Rubies, and Di...

  • Meet the Artist: Samantha Bristow

    Corps de Ballet Dancer Samantha Bristow talks about her early training that included Tap and Jazz and how those two dance disciplines have been enormously helpful in her career as a ballet dancer. She talks about how she has learned all three sections of Balanchine’s Jewels and why she has speci...

  • Meet the Artist: Ellen Rose Hummel

    Soloist Ellen Rose Hummel talks about meaningful it was to dance the Dwight Rhoden section of the Dance of Dreams film which was captured outside, at dusk, on an atmospheric San Francisco evening. Ellen Rose describes her love of Balanchine choreography and the three ballets which make up Balanch...

  • 2021 Digital Season

    Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson unveils a streamed, all-digital 2021 Season that includes three world premieres by Cathy Marston, Danielle Rowe, and Myles Thatcher fully conceived for film; three story ballets including George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, w...

  • Program Book: Jewels

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