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2017 SFB Program 06 Notes

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COMPOSER: PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY CHOREOGRAPHER: HELGI TOMASSON BLACK SWAN PAS DE DEUX AND ACT II CHOREOGRAPHY: AFTER MARIUS PETIPA AND LEV IVANOV SCENIC AND COSTUME DESIGN: JONATHAN FENSOM LIGHTING DESIGN: JENNIFER TIPTON PROJECTION DESIGN: SVEN ORTEL HAIR, WIG AND MAKE-UP DESIGN: MICHAEL WARD ASSISTANT TO MR. TOMASSON ON THIS PRODUCTION: LOLA DE AVILA World Premiere: March 4, 1877 — Bolshoi Theatre; Moscow, Russia. Choreography by Julius Reisinger. Premiere of the Petipa-Ivanov Production: February 8, 1895 — Mariinsky Theatre; St. Petersburg, Russia San Francisco Ballet Premiere: September 27, 1940 — War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California. Choreography by Willam Christensen. Premiere of Current San Francisco Ballet Production: February 21, 2009 — War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California The 2009 world premiere of Helgi Tomasson's Swan Lake was made possible by Exclusive Sponsor Mrs. Jeannik Méquet Littlefield. The 2016 redesign of Act I was underwritten by Denise Littlefield Sobel. Swan Lake is family-friendly. Recommended for children 8 and up. PERFORMANCE DATES Friday 03/31 8:00pm Saturday 04/01 2:00pm Saturday 04/01 8:00pm Sunday 04/02 2:00pm Thursday 04/06 7:30pm Friday 04/07 8:00pm Tuesday 04/11 7:30pm Wednesday 04/12 7:30pm 06 SWAN LAKE MAR 31 – APR 12 72 SAN FRANCISCO BALLET 2017 SEASON GUIDE

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