San Francisco Ballet-Program 8

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The final program of the season features works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century: George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. A collaboration with composer Igor Stravinsky, Agon is a Balanchine classic: a post-modern masterpiece showcasing the strength and beauty of the human body. Set to Brahms’ Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Balanchine’s Brahms–Schoenberg Quartet reveals a full range of choreographic styles, musical flavors, and colorful costumes. The program concludes with Robbins’ exhilarating Glass Pieces. Set to a throbbing score by Philip Glass, Glass Pieces is a heart-stopping work that pulses with the energy of a big city.

Performance Dates

Thursday, May 1, 8:00 pm

Saturday, May 3, 2:00 pm

Saturday, May 3, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, May 6, 8:00 pm

Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 pm

Friday, May 9, 8:00 pm

Sunday, May 11, 2:00 pm

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