Festive Playlist: Our Dancers’ Favorite Holiday Songs


With Nutcracker just a few days away (opening December 11), the holidays are well and truly underway here at SF Ballet HQ!

To further get you in the festive mood, we asked our dancers for their #1 holiday tunes for you to enjoy—and they didn’t disappoint. Listen to each song below, or click here to indulge in this playlist on Spotify

Kim Braylock, corps de ballet

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“Baby It’s Cold Outside”,  Zooey Deschanel & Leon Redbone (from Elf)

James Sofranko, soloist

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“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”, Barenaked Ladies & Sarah McLachlan

Ben Stewart, corps de ballet

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“Christmas Is All Around”, Bill Nighy (from Love Actually)

Frances Chung, principal





“Silent Night”, Sufjan Stevens


Alex Reneff-Olson, corps de ballet

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“Grown-Up Christmas List”, Michael Bublé

Anthony Spaulding, soloist

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“This Christmas”, Donny Hathaway

Shannon Rugani, corps de ballet

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“Have A Holly Jolly Christmas”, Harry Connick Jr.

Sasha de Sola, soloist

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The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to you)”, Nat King Cole


Luke Ingham, soloist
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“Santa Baby”, Kylie Minogue


Which is your favorite festive choice? Tell us in the comments!


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One Comment

  1. avatar Blanche
    Posted December 8, 2013 at 3:22 pm | Permalink

    Silent Night”, Sufjan Stevens

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