San Francisco Ballet UK premiere of new triple bill!
San Francisco Ballet returns to London’s Sadler’s Wells with a stunning new triple bill for 3 performances only. Do not miss your chance to catch these new works by one of the world’s most respected ballet companies. Tickets for San Francisco Ballet Programme C are expected to sell very quickly, so make sure you book your seats early to avoid disappointment.
The first piece of the bill is Stanton Welch’s Bespoke. This love letter to ballet is set to the violin concertos of one of the world’s greatest composers, Johann Sebastian Bach. Next you have he critically acclaimed Hummingbird by British choreographer Liam Scarlett. This piece is accompanied by Philip Glass’ Tirol Concerto and is accented with shadowy designs by hsi regular collaborator John Macfarlane. Known as a virtuoso, Justin Peck breaks convention and uses the electronic music of M83 for this last piece of the evening, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.
Who are the San Francisco Ballet?
Since their creation in 1933, San Francisco Ballet have earned a reputation for pushing boundaries in dance and making history. The company staged the first full-length American productions of Coppélia and Swan Lake. Later, they would create an American holiday tradition by producing the first full-length production of Nutcracker in the United States.
San Francisco Ballet’s head and Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer is Helgi Tomasson. The company’s pieces are accompanied by their own orchestra and they operate one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the country. They are known for commissioning groundbreaking dance from top choreographers, discovering new choreographic talent, and staging modern classics as well as the works that make up the canon of classical ballet.
San Francisco Ballet at Sadler’s Wells
Last seen at Sadler’s Wells in 2012, San Francisco Ballet have finally returned. The world-famous company returns to London's West End with four thrilling new triple bills. In addition to Programme C, you can book tickets to the additional programmes by following the links below.
San Francisco Ballet — Programme A — Shostakovich Trilogy
San Francisco Ballet — Programme B — Liang / Marston / Pita
San Francisco Ballet — Programme D — McIntyre / Wheeldon / Dawson
Each of the evenings is entirely comprised of work that has been created since their last visit. Incredibly, eight of these pieces premiered last year. The works they have returned to present are from some of the greatest and most intriguing choreographers of the day, including Alexei Ratmansky, Cathy Marston, Christopher Wheeldon and Liam Scarlett.
Tickets for San Francisco Ballet’s Programme C are extremely limited and expected to be in high demand. Do not miss your chance to see this world-renowned company in their return to Sadler’s Wells. Book San Francisco Ballet Programme C: Welch / Scarlett / Peck tickets now to get the best seats at the best prices.