Eugene Weekly: Keeping Score

Eugene Weekly: Keeping Score

Orchestra Next’s Brian McWhorter has re-orchestrated Eugene Ballet’s Swan Lake from a mystery recording

2018-10-10 Eugene, Oregon, USA. Eugene Ballet Company 2019-2020 Season Promotional Photo Shoot. Credit and Copyright: Aran (Ari) Denison 2018 All Rights Reserved

KLCC: Eugene Ballet & Orchestra NEXT To Perform Swan Lake

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…

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  

Daily Emerald: Eugene Ballet Presents a Post-Apocalyptic Take On A Classic

Daily Emerald: Eugene Ballet Presents a Post-Apocalyptic Take On A Classic

https://www.dailyemerald.com/arts-culture/preview-eugene-ballet-presents-a-post-apocalyptic-take-on-a/article_62ffbefe-5cde-11e9-a128-bfa8bfaaa8d2.html    

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/   

Oregon Arts Watch: "Gr*mmy Show": spoofing the stars

Oregon Arts Watch: “Gr*mmy Show”: spoofing the stars

“Gr*mmy Show”: spoofing the stars  

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

Left Hand of Darkness

Left Hand of Darkness

“Original music by Brian McWhorter, director of Orchestra Next, offers gorgeous harmonies and compelling percussion in several songs with lyrics derived from the book.” The Register Guard, Nov. 7, 2017

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.”