San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker
Experience a new holiday tradition
Filmed in HD by KQED at the War Memorial Opera House
Performances: Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker
San Francisco Ballet was the first ballet company in America to present Tchaikovsky's ballet "Nutcracker." It's been a holiday tradition ever since. This Christmas season, KQED's co-production with San Francisco Ballet, filmed in HD, features a dazzling new interpretation of the holiday favorite inspired by the San Francisco's 1915 Pan-Pacific Exposition and hosted by Olympic gold medalist and Bay Area native, Kristi Yamaguchi.
KQED TV 9 / HD
Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 8:00pm
Thu, Dec 23, 2010 -- 2:00am
Fri, Dec 24, 2010 -- 12:00pm
Sat, Dec 25, 2010 -- 1:00pm
Thu, Dec 23, 2010 -- 7:00pm
Fri, Dec 24, 2010 -- 1:00am
A conversation with Kristi Yamaguchi, host of "Great Performances Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker"
Kristi Yamaguchi speaks about her own family holiday traditions, her experience on Dancing with the Stars, and her Always Dream Foundation.
Co-produced by San Francisco Ballet and KQED, in association with Thirteen/WNET New York
Made possible by First Republic Bank and The Jim and Cecilia Herbert Family.
Special thanks to The Sarah and William Hambrecht Foundation
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