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San Francisco Ballet opens on Friday (14 September) at Sadler's Wells. I hope our London Ballet Alerters will report back on this thread:

SFB London Tour -- September 2012

Thanks to a heads up from Bruce Marriott's DanceTabs short interview with Helgi Tomasson, Tomasson and Mark Morris will be interviewed for about 20 minutes on the two-hour "In Tune" show on BBC Radio Three tomorrow, 12 September, at 4:30pm London time, or 11am EDT/8am PDT, and the show will appear in the archives in about a week. (There's a "Listen" link in the top right of the Radio Three page.)

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Thanks, Helene. I'm very curious how Londoners will respond to "Beaux," and to the company as a whole. Thanks for word of the intterviews. When you say they are there, do you mean the interviews are up on the site or that the dancers are in london?

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There's also an interview with Helgi Tomasson in the Financial Times. It focuses on San Francisco Ballet being a leading model of a post-Balanchine company in the States. Tomasson says that the curatorial choices that Robert Joffrey made were a great influence on him.

Steps in the right direction:


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San Francisco Ballet at Sadler's Wells Theatre, Sepember 2012.

Programme A:

Divertimento No. 15 (Mozart) - Balanchine

Symphonic Dances (Rachmaniov) - Edwaard Liang

Number Nine (Torke) - Christopher Wheeldon

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San Francisco Ballet at Sadler's Wells Theatre

Programme B:

Trio (Tchaikovsky) Helgi Tomasson

Ghosts (Kip Winger) - Christopher Wheeldon

Guide to Strange Places (John Adams) - Ashley Page

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