SF Ballet streaming its ‘Björk Ballet’ through Friday

The San Francisco Ballet, which was the first ballet company nationwide to shutter due to the COVID-19 pandemic, continues to share filmed performances online in lieu of actual of staged productions, and this week’s stream is its “Björk Ballet.” Set to nine songs by Björk, the 33-minute  ballet tells a series of interconnected abstract stories of birth, life, sex and death.

Choreographed by Arthur Pita, it premiered in 2018 with principal dancers Carmela Mayo, Elizabeth Powell, Dores André, Joseph Walsh, Ulrik Birkkjaer and Luke Ingham in the lead roles.

The performance is available to stream through 12 p.m. Friday at SF Ballet’s website, Facebook, IGTV and YouTube. 

The song list includes “Overture,” “All is Full of Love,” You’ve Been Flirting Again,” Bachelorette,” Vokuro,” Frosti,” The Gate,” “Hyperballad” and “The Anchor Song.”

The streamed performance is part of SF Ballet’s weekly series, meant to stay connected with fans and fundraise for the nonprofit organization during the COVID-19 pandemic..



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