Ballet on the Radio!

PNB and Classical KING FM have partnered to bring ballet right to you whether you’re at home, in the car, or at the computer. Tune in to any (or all) these three programs to experience the best of PNB wherever you are:

NW Focus to Feature Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliette
Wednesday, November 2 at 8:00 pm

In anticipation of LOVE STORIES opening, Classical KING FM’s Northwest Focus program will feature the balcony pas de deux excerpt from Sergei Prokofiev’s moving Romeo and Juliet (Op. 64, 1935–1936). Please note that NW Focus starts at 8:00pm and the Prokofiev excerpt will play at approximately 9:30pm.

Musical Chairs to Feature PNB Music Director Emil de Cou
Friday, November 4 at 7:00 pm

Pacific Northwest Ballet Music Director/Principal Conductor Emil de Cou shares stories about his transition to PNB as well as music which has inspired and moved him, including some pieces from films you may not expect!

LOVE STORIES Live Broadcast
Saturday, November 5th at 7:30 pm

Pacific Northwest Ballet is pleased to announce that classical KING FM will once again bring listeners five performances by the PNB Orchestra, live from McCaw Hall. The November 5 broadcast will include an intermission interview with PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal and the following five pieces from LOVE STORIES:

Divertimento from “Le Baiser de la Fée” (Stravinsky/Balanchine)
Afternoon of a Faun (Debussy/Robbins)
Balcony pas de deux from Roméo et Juliette (Prokofiev/Maillot)
Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky/Stowell after Petipa)
Aurora’s Wedding from The Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky/Hynd)

Tune in to 98.1 Classical KING FM or listen online at

Featured photo: Kaori Nakamura and Lucien Postlewaite in Romeo et Juliette balcony pas de deux. Photo by Angela Sterling.

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