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 Post subject: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2002 10:30 am 
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Next season's repertory has benn announced. Here's commentary from the Chronicle.<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Russian influence at S.F. Ballet <BR>'Don Quixote,' 'Paquita' among 2003 highlights<P>Allan Ulrich, Chronicle Dance Critic <P>The San Francisco Ballet's first performances of Marius Petipa's "Don Quixote" and "Paquita," Kenneth MacMillan's "Elite Syncopations" and Christopher Wheeldon's "Polyphonia," plus major revivals of James Kudelka's "Dreams of Harmony" and Lew Christensen's "Jinx" will highlight the company's 70th anniversary season.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/03/13/DD45679.DTL&type=performance" TARGET=_blank><B>more...</B></A>


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2002 12:38 pm 
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Will programs 1, 2 and 3 be in repertory format? Program 1 seems to have no dates attached....Please advise....Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2002 4:19 pm 
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I haven't been able to find any firm dates yet, but will let you know as soon as I do.


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2002 10:13 am 
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Hi Francis,<BR>1,2, and 3 are in repertory format. Program 1 will run 2/4-2/22; two will run 2/6-2-16, 3 will run 2/13-2-23.<P>Hope this helps!


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2002 10:16 am 
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Perfect! This helps solidify my long-term planning for next season. Thanks very much.<p>[This message has been edited by Francis Timlin (edited March 14, 2002).]


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2002 8:26 am 
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The write up from another SF newspaper.<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Turn, turn, turn<BR> San Francisco Ballet will unveil a new production of the classic Petipa story ballet "Don Quixote," give company premieres of works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan and Christopher Wheeldon, and offer three world premieres in 2003, the company announced this week.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.examiner.com/ex_files/default.jsp?story=X0315SFBw" TARGET=_blank><B>more...</B></A><P>I'm interested in all the Spanish flavored offerings. Do you think they are trying to capitalize on their wealth of latino talent?


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2002 8:28 am 
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Yeah, everyone, let's do a write up!<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>`Don Quixote,' `Paquita' join S.F. Ballet's lineup<BR>By Anita Amirrezvani<BR>Mercury News<P>The San Francisco Ballet has announced that it will add two 19th-century ballets, ``Don Quixote'' and ``Paquita,'' to its repertory as well as present five other premieres and revive several dance favorites as part of its 2003 season.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/2873127.htm" TARGET=_blank><B>more...</B></A>


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2002 8:40 am 
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That's one heck of a season! I wonder if anyone has thought about sharing the sets and costumes with the RB as their borrowed Australian production was dullsville writ large - no one had a good word for it. <p>[This message has been edited by Stuart Sweeney (edited March 16, 2002).]


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2002 8:45 am 
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Important news from the Ballet.<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Ballet CEO is leaving<P>Octavio Roca <P>San Francisco Ballet yesterday announced that Chief Executive Officer Arthur Jacobus will not renew his current contract and will leave his position in one year.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.criticaldance.com/ubb/Forum15/HTML/000249.html" TARGET=_blank><B>more...</B></A><P>[Edited by Azlan to change URL to Managing Dance forum]<p>[This message has been edited by Azlan (edited March 21, 2002).]


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2002 8:57 am 
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Whoa!


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2002 11:55 am 
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News of another departure, of Principal Roman Rykine, can be found in the Mikko Nissinen thread.

[KJ, I was holding this back but it's now printed in two major papers.]

[This message has been edited by Azlan (edited March 21, 2002).]

<small>[ 08-09-2002, 19:13: Message edited by: Basheva ]</small>


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2002 10:16 am 
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Scroll halfway down to read some great news about Gonzalo Garcia. And he's still so young.<P><A HREF="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/03/27/DD133038.DTL&type=performance" TARGET=_blank><B>from the Chronicle...</B></A>


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2002 12:52 pm 
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Wow! Just in time for Paquita and Don q... I can't wait!<P>ME Image


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2002 1:31 pm 
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Yes LMC - young AND a hottie! :-)


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 Post subject: Re: San Francisco Ballet's 2002-2003 Season
PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2002 2:40 pm 
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Many of us who saw Gonzalo Garcia dance in London last year will be delighted that he has been promoted to Principal.<P><BR>


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