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“SF Ballet's Nutcracker -- The Best”

San Francisco Ballet
Ranked #122 of 569 things to do in San Francisco
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Reviewed February 2, 2012

Third version of The Nutcracker I've seen, and by far the best. Makes me want to see more ballets at the San Francisco Ballet.

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Reviewed January 9, 2012

Have seen Seattle's PNB do the Nutcracker. The San Francisco Ballet's rendition is over the top in every way--I finally truly understood the story!!! Dancers, orchestra, all a 10. Sat in the nosebleed section but could see and hear wonderfully. So glad to have done this. And the history of ballet, this city and the Nutcracker--find out!

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Reviewed December 23, 2011

You're in a great City with a great Ballet. Go if you can!

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Reviewed June 2, 2010

I have only attended 7 or 8 productions. They have all left me wanting more.

The latest production of Swan Lake was spellbinding from beginning to end. Vanessa Zahorian danced the white & black swans with so much passion, beauty, & grace...I wanted to get up & dance with her. As if I could..:)

The pas de deux, the dance of the little swans, the fouette solo, the orchestra's arrangement of Tchaikovsky's score were all wonderful. I want to experience it all again!!!

Over the years I have attended The Nutcracker a couple of times. Due to the holiday season, the number of children in the audience & production, the experience is unique. The staging was an opulent feast for the eyes. With bursts of color, smoke, dozens of costumes, & dozens of dancers!

The SF Ballet is inspiring!

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