Archive for the "Music, Musicians & Concerts" category

The Sleeping Beauty shines at Pacific Northwest Ballet

by Elizabeth Griffin
( February 3rd, 2014 )

Everything about the production of The Sleeping Beauty at Pacific Northwest Ballet is glorious—from the exquisitely detailed scenery and costumes (by Peter Docherty) to the choreography (by Ronald Hynd, after Petipa) to Tchaikovsky’s score. First performed in 1890 in Russia, with Marius Petipa as the choreographer, it is based on …

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A winter weekend in Chelan

by Elizabeth Griffin
( December 31st, 2013 )

Winter in Chelan
Chelan is best known for its beautiful lake that attracts summer vacationers, but it also has a lot to offer in winter. When there is snow, the hills around the town are great …

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Handel’s Messiah, upclose and personal

by Elizabeth Griffin
( December 19th, 2013 )

Inverse Opera poster
I attended a unique and marvelous rendition of Handel’s Messiah last weekend. Instead of the usual choir of 100-plus voices, The Inverse Opera performed it with 12. It was done without props or …

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