Friday, 2/21, 7pm (PST). Featuring special guests: Eriko Daimo 大茂絵里子 on marimba and Brian McWhorter on gong. Program will include Kuka-Ilimoku, Harrison’s Suite, Cowell’s Pulse, Marimba Spiritual, and the ‘pre-premiere’ of my Percussion Ballet, Heaven and Earth (2020 version).
THE NUTCRACKER FEATURING THE EUGENE BALLET THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019 7:30 PM 9:30 PM CIVIC CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS501 SOUTH HOLMES AVENUE IDAHO FALLS, ID, 83401UNITED STATES FEATURING Eugene Ballet, Brian McWhorter, conductor Idaho Falls School of Ballet, Deb Bean,…
Orchestra Next’s Brian McWhorter has re-orchestrated Eugene Ballet’s Swan Lake from a mystery recording
From the interview: McWhorter: “For the first time in the ballet’s history, we’re performing live music to Swan Lake. This is a piece that Toni Pimble choreographed a long time ago. But they’ve always had to do it with recorded…
Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power Nov. 6, 12-1:20p Tykeson Hall Free and open A discussion with Toni Pimble, Eugene Ballet Artistic Director and Brian McWhorter, Orchestra Next Music Director.
“The star of the evening was the premiere of Suzanne Haag’s “The Firebird,” with Igor Stravinsky’s music played live by Orchestra Next under the brilliant baton of Brian McWhorter leading 59 exceptional musicians.” https://www.registerguard.com/entertainmentlife/20190416/review-firebird-star-of-splendid-evening-of-ballet