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News - Oliver Davis, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman: Unbound

Ana Sophia Scheller and Tiit Helimets. © Erik Tomasson, courtesy of the San Francisco Ballet
Monday, April 23, 2018
The music for 'The Infinite Ocean' was born out of the inspirational vision set out by the choreographer.

Oliver Davis
 
 

Unbound, a Festival of New Works for San Francisco Ballet
 
The dance world is buzzing about the eagerly awaited festival, which over 17 days features commissions by twelve world-class choreographers, films, symposia, and pop-up mixers.
 
Thursday, 26 April 2018, sees a pair of choreographic premieres: The Infinite Ocean, Edwaard Liang’s creation — with a commissioned score by Oliver Davis — poignantly explores the infinite ocean between life and death; Dwight Rhoden’s creation Let’s Begin At The End — scored by Philip Glass and Michael Nyman — brings brilliant contemporary physicality to a meditation on the complexities of love and relationships.
 
Watch:
Creation process with Edwaard Liang
Dance films inspired by the ballets
 
Listen:
Symphony No 3 by Glass
 
Tickets and more information:
Unbound
Thu, 26 Apr, 7:30pm
Sat, 28 Apr, 2pm
Tue, 1 May, 7:30pm
Sat, 5 May, 8pm
 
 
Photo: Ana Sophia Scheller and Tiit Helimets. © Erik Tomasson, courtesy of the San Francisco Ballet.

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