Peer Gynt - The Pandemic Performance

Peer Gynt – The Pandemic Performance

The Firebird - The Pandemic Performance

The Firebird – The Pandemic Performance

Heaven and Earth (Cheung) with UO Percussion Ensemble

Heaven and Earth (Cheung) with UO Percussion Ensemble

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).

La Tragédie de Carmen

La Tragédie de Carmen

Register Guard Review: ‘Firebird’ the star of a splendid evening of ballet

Register Guard Review: ‘Firebird’ the star of a splendid evening of ballet

“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  

Oregon Arts Watch: Suzanne Haag plays with fire

Oregon Arts Watch: Suzanne Haag plays with fire

Suzanne Haag plays with fire  

Eugene Weekly: Love Hurts EBC and Orchestra Next collaborate on a first-rate Romeo & Juliet

Eugene Weekly: Love Hurts EBC and Orchestra Next collaborate on a first-rate Romeo & Juliet

  https://www.eugeneweekly.com/2019/02/14/love-hurts/   

Peer Gynt - World Premiere with Orchestra Next & Eugene Ballet

Peer Gynt – World Premiere with Orchestra Next & Eugene Ballet

Eugene Ballet preview: dance of the mountain king The People of Peer Gynt: Brian McWhorter

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Oregon’s Orchestra Next, in collaboration with the Eugene Ballet Company, has released its debut album featuring the world premiere recording of Kenji Bunch’s The Snow Queen. This 100-minute ballet score is a significant addition to the repertoire. Unlike Disney’s movie…

Eugene Weekly: "The Nutcracker" Review

Eugene Weekly: “The Nutcracker” Review

“Brian McWhorter’s Orchestra NEXT and the Cantible Collective, under direction of Chris Dobson, elevate the effort from enjoyable to resplendent.”