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On Sunday afternoon, at the close of the tragedy of Onegin, when Tatiana, wife to the noble Prince Gremin, ripped up the bounder Eugene Onegin's pitiful love letter and ordered him out of her boudoir, San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House erupted in cheers.
At the close of each dispassionate experiment, each couple takes shelter in a coiled embrace. But not Frances Chung and Joseph Walsh, who twist themselves into spectacular knots as two unhappily married pianos bicker.
"Provocative" - the theme of the Opening Night Gala at San Francisco Ballet - proved both appropriate and pinpoint perfect.