Smuin Ballet's Fall Program at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
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The last date listed for Smuin Ballet's Fall Program was Saturday October 10, 2009 / 8:00pm.
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A five-time Latin Grammy-winner who picked up his latest in 2013 for the album Soy Flamenco, famed guitar master Tomatito brings his sextet to San Francisco for a performance featuring the exciting young dancer Paloma Fantova. Known for his abundant stage charisma and impeccable musical technique -- not to mention his long wavy locks -- Tomatito accompanied legendary flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla for two decades until his death in '92. The man born as José Fernández Torres has also collaborated with artists as varied as Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Chick Corea and more. Experience an artist the Miami Herald declared "one of Spain's greatest guitarists" live at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. Learn More
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Smuin Ballet begins its 2009-2010 season with an exciting world premiere by Smuin Ballet Choreographer-in-Residence Amy Seiwert. Seiwert’s World Premiere is accompanied by music from Grammy Award-winning group Kronos Quartet’s album Pieces of Africa, which reached number one on Billboard’s Top World Albums chart. The program continues with Michael Smuin’s Medea, a ballet of spellbinding theatrical power, weaving a story of passion, jealousy, and bloodthirsty revenge. And finally, a tribute-in-dance to the Chairman of the Board with Fly Me to the Moon, paying homage to the songs made famous by Frank Sinatra. “When Sinatra sings, you naturally want to dance,” said choreographer Michael Smuin. Fly Me to the Moon is the embodiment of the smooth and stylish melodies that have inspired generations, including his renditions of “The Way You Look Tonight,” “That’s Life,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” and many more.