A Window into One Thousand Pieces’ Inspiration

PNB’s next performance features Alejandro Cerrudo’s One Thousand Pieces. This large-scale work is inspired by Marc Chagall’s America Windows. Today on the PNB Blog, we’ll dive deep into Chagall’s stained-glass masterpiece and how it influences One Thousand Pieces.

2024-02-28T12:19:04-08:00February 28th, 2024|Categories: Performances|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A Window into One Thousand Pieces’ Inspiration

Artistic Director’s Notebook: One Thousand Pieces, Future Memory, and Little mortal jump

Artistic Director’s Notebook: One Thousand Pieces, Future Memory, and Little mortal jump

One day, in the not-too-distant future, we’ll have well-researched books, brilliant movies, pithy podcasts, and all historical accounts—complete with hindsight and scholarship—on the topic of this extraordinary time in our lives, but for now, we rely on […]

2023-09-26T14:25:11-07:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Director's Notebook, Performances|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Artistic Director’s Notebook: One Thousand Pieces, Future Memory, and Little mortal jump

One Thousand Pieces: Q & A with Music Librarian Mona Butler

One Thousand Pieces: Q&A with Music Librarian Mona Butler

Mona Butler has been a bassoonist in Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra since the orchestra was founded in 1989, and PNB’s Music Librarian since the position was created in 1996. Marketing Assistant Maris Antolin sat down with Mona in late February […]

Artistic Director’s Notebook: One Thousand Pieces and Empire Noir

Artistic Director’s Notebook: One Thousand Pieces and Empire Noir

Recently, we made an exciting announcement: Alejandro Cerrudo will be PNB’s first Resident Choreographer. I’m a big fan of Alejandro’s work and hope you are, too. If you’re not, you may soon become one. One Thousand Pieces is the fourth […]

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