Though ballet was his life, George Balanchine was a person of complexity and depth. OBT’s “Celebrating Balanchine” program offers a glorious spectrum of his art. Here, we have an opportunity to get a beyond-the-ballet picture of this genius, known to those who worked with him as Mr. B. Read More
And the Land of the Sweets Winner is…
…Allie Maki Maya with this Oregon inspired coffee laced recipe: Coffee Toffee with Oregon Hazelnuts 1 cup (2 sticks or 8 ounces) butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons molasses (can swap corn syrup or honey) 1/4 teaspoon salt (or a heaping 1/4 teaspoon flaky sea salt) 1 1/2… Read More
So… Tell us What You Thought of Chromatic Quartet!
Did you see Chromatic Quartet on opening weekend? We want to hear what you think in the comments below! Which piece was your favorite? Do you want one of those dresses from Chromatic Quartet? Did the Stravinsky Violin Concerto make you feel closer to Balanchine? Interested in seeing more from Christopher Wheeldon? Do tell. Here’s… Read More
Win Box Seats to Chromatic Quartet Opening Night!
The Newmark Theatre is a wonderful venue for dance and the box seats make you feel like the whole performance is being given just for you. There’s a reason they used to be reserved exclusively for titled nobility. They’re THAT good. Score your own VIP experience and win a pair of box seats for the… Read More
Listen: The Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Give your ears a taste for what they’ll enjoy at Chromatic Quartet with this slide show recording of Stravinsky’s “Violin Concerto in D”, the music that inspired Balanchine’s iconic ballet homage to his longtime creative partner, Stravinsky Violin Concerto. You can see Oregon Ballet Theatre’s company premiere of Balanchine’s homage to Stravinsky, Stravinsky Violin Concerto,… Read More