The Live Cinema Series continues with a screening of the current production of Bernstein Centenary by The Royal Ballet on Wednesday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds ($1/ticket) will benefit the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival.
Bernstein Centenary is a mixed program in which three Royal Ballet choreographers honor the creative genius of Leonard Bernstein as part of the special worldwide centennial celebration of works created in response to his music.
“Yugen” (world premiere)
choreography by Wayne McGregor
Continuing his distinctive creative collaborations beyond the world of dance, Wayne McGregor’s new ballet incorporates designs by artist Edmund de Waal, and is set to Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.”
“The Ages of Anxiety” (first revival)
choreography by Liam Scarlett
Liam Scarlett’s ballet is set to Bernstein’s “Symphony No 2” with design by John Macfarlane.
“Corybantic Games” (world premiere)
choreography by Christopher Wheeldon
Christopher Wheeldon collaborates with award-winning fashion designer Erdem Moralioglu to create the costumes for his piece.
The Live Cinema Series, sponsored in part by Shakespeare Walla Walla, features current productions by The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera, and The Royal Shakespeare Company, filmed live and rebroadcast to select theaters.
Bernstein Centenary runs approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, including an on-screen introduction and two intermissions. Outside food and beverages are not allowed. Beer, wine, popcorn, and snacks will be available for purchase, and may be taken into the theater.
Reserved seating tickets ($15 Adults, $10 Students/Youth) are available online or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500. For group ticket sales, please call 509-876-1662.
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About the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival:
Founded in 2007 by Artistic Director, Timothy Christie, the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival (WWCMF) is committed to making chamber music accessible to all throughout the Walla Walla community, especially during the Festival months of January and June.
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The 2018 Live Cinema Series is sponsored by Shakespeare Walla Walla, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that aims to make Shakespeare and theater approachable and entertaining to students in eastern Washington and Oregon.