Singularly Cerrudo

Full Casting | Friday, September 24 | 7:30pm

Silent Ghost

Music

Ólafur Arnalds (“For Now I am Winter”), Jon Hopkins & Kenny Anderson (“First Watch” performed by King Creosote), Nils Frahm (“Familiar”), Dustin Hamman (“Salad’s Lament” and “This is the Place”)

Choreography

Alejandro Cerrudo

Staging

Ana Lopez & Pablo Piantino

Costume Design

Branimira Ivanova

Lighting Design

Michael Korsch

Casting

Noelani Pantastico
Lucien Postlewaite

Cecilia Iliesiu
James Yoichi Moore
Miles Pertl
Lesley Rausch
Sarah-Gabriel Ryan
Price Suddarth
Ezra Thomson
Genevieve Waldorf

Premiere

July 10, 2015; Aspen Santa Fe Ballet (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Premiere

November 2, 2018

The 2018 PNB premiere of Alejandro Cerrudo’s Silent Ghost is supported by Chap & Eve Alvord, Sharon Lee, and Leslie & Tachi Yamada.

One Thousand Pieces

Excerpts

Music

Philip Glass
(Songs and Poems for Solo Cello “Song VII”, A Musical Portrait of Chuck Close, Movement III)

Choreography

Alejandro Cerrudo

Staging

Ana Lopez & Pablo Piantino

Scenic & Costume Design

Thomas Mika

Lighting Design

Michael Korsch

Cello

Page Smith

Piano

Christina Siemens

Casting

Duets

Yuki Takahashi
Luther DeMyer

Angelica Generosa
Kyle Davis

Water

Christopher D’Ariano
Elle Macy
Elizabeth Murphy
Leah Terada
Dylan Wald

Premiere

October 18, 2012; Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Pacific Northwest Ballet Premiere

March 13, 2020

The 2020 Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere of Alejandro Cerrudo’s One Thousand Pieces is generously underwritten by Susan Brotman.

Intermission

Little mortal jump

Music

Beirut (“A Call to Arms” and “La Banlieue”), Andrew Bird’s Bowl of Fire (“Beware”), Alexandre Desplat (“See How They Fall—Dans Les Champs De Ble” and “A Self-made Hero—Theme de Heroes”), Philip Glass (“Glassworks/Analog: Orange Mountain Music Archive: Closing”), Hans Otte (“Wassermannmusik), Max Richter (“The Haunted Ocean 5” and “November”), Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan (“Fawn”)

Choreography

Alejandro Cerrudo

Staging

Ana Lopez & Pablo Piantino

Scenic Design

Alejandro Cerrudo

Costume Design

Branimira Ivanova

Lighting Design

Michael Korsch

Violin Solo

Michael Jinsoo Lim

Conductor

Emil de Cou

Violins

Michael Jinsoo Lim & Jennifer Caine Provine

Viola

Alexander Grimes

Cello

Page Smith

Casting

Leta Biasucci
Dammiel Cruz
Mark Cuddihee
Angelica Generosa
James Yoichi Moore
Elle Macy
Christian Poppe
Price Suddarth
Leah Terada
Dylan Wald

Premiere

March 15, 2012; Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Pacific Northwest Ballet Premiere

March 18, 2016

The 2016 Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere of Alejandro Cerrudo’s Little mortal jump was generously underwritten by Jeffrey and Susan Brotman.

Meet the Artist

Please join Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal Dylan Wald and soloist Elle Macy for an informal question-and-answer session in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall immediately following the performance.

Emil de Cou

Music Director & Principal Conductor

Emil de Cou has been Music Director and Principal Conductor at Pacific Northwest Ballet since 2011. He has conducted many of the nation’s major ballet and symphony orchestras, including American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and the National Symphony Orchestra, where he was associate conductor. He is currently conductor of the NSO at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and also serves as a musical consultant for NASA.

Christina Siemens

Pianist

Christina Siemens joined PNB in 2003. She was promoted to Company Pianist in 2008 and Principal Company Pianist in 2018. She has an extensive solo keyboard repertory with PNB as well as performing as soprano soloist in numerous Company productions. Ms. Siemens regularly appears with the Seattle Symphony, Auburn Symphony, Tudor Choir, and Byrd Ensemble, and performs for commercial and soundtrack recordings.

Michael Jinsoo Lim

Concertmaster & Violinist

Michael Jinsoo Lim is concertmaster and solo violinist for the PNB Orchestra, artistic director of the Seattle-based ensemble Frequency and serves on the faculty of Cornish College of the Arts. For twenty years, Lim toured and recorded with the award-winning Corigliano Quartet, a group he co-founded. As a recording artist, his credits include the Corigliano Quartet’s Naxos label album, which was honored as one of The New Yorker’s Ten Best Classical Recordings of the Year.

Page Smith

Cellist

Page Smith is principal cellist of the PNB Orchestra and was principal cellist for Northwest Chamber Orchestra for 25 years and Auburn Symphony for 10 seasons, performing frequently as soloist with all three. She was also principal cellist of New Jersey Symphony and Aspen Chamber Symphony, and currently plays upon invitation with Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera.

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