“Stravinsky’s score may provide the same perspective for dancers and the 63-person orchestra sweating the complex changes in a crowded pit. In addition to being the resident orchestra for the Eugene Ballet, Orchestra Next is a training orchestra, putting aspiring musicians alongside some of the leading professionals in the Pacific Northwest. Stravinsky’s frequent tempo changes should provide quite the learning opportunity.”

https://www.registerguard.com/entertainmentlife/20190411/eugene-ballets-reimagined-version-of-the-firebird-celebrates-40-years-of-dance