Friday, February 1 at 7 p.m. at the Wallenstien Theater. The Yakima Symphony Orchestra, now in its 48th season, will present a program from its National Heroes season, which celebrates leadership, independence and heroism through music, including the Second Symphony by Jean Sibelius, the overture “My Homeland” by Antonin Dvořák and is joined by Ellensburg cellist John Michel for the Cello Concerto No. 1 by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns.
Friday, October 5 at 7 pm at the Wallenstien Theater. Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Carlene Carter, daughter of country music legends June Carter and Carl Smith, stepdaughter of Johnny Cash, and granddaughter of “Mother” Maybelle Carter of the original Carter family started her career singing with her family at age 17 and continues to make new music while honoring the old in her own style. Columbia Basin Allied Arts is excited to present country music legend Carter for our Season 41 opener. Click here to order tickets.
A Master Magician and comic, Jay Alexander is one of the top corporate and society entertainers in the entire country. His most notable appearances include the Today Show, TEDx Talks, MTV, Good Morning America, and many other morning shows. While Jay has performed for many society events and noted entertainer’s own private shows, he is best known for creating customized shows for America’s most powerful Fortune 500 Companies. For over 25 years, Jay has pursued his passion of creating unique live entertainment by mystifying audiences young and old with miraculous effects of the mind and the hands. Performance Friday, March 30th, 2018, at 7 pm. Click to purchase tickets.
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players musical production of Pirates of Penzance is your chance to get carried away by pirates! Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightful dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall. This musical masterpiece will incorporate local choir members. Performance Saturday, March 24th, 2018, at 7pm. Click to purchase tickets.
Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet Experience the spirited adventures of Mowgli as he befriends and grows up with Baloo the Bear, and battles the larger-than-life Shere Khan the Tiger and Kaa the Snake. An exotic retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s stories enjoyed by all ages, with fanciful costumes, masks, sets and world music that creates the magic of young Mowgli’s life in the jungle.
“It will blow people’s minds how the dancers and puppeteers can make it come to life.”
—Gregory Crane, Scenic Designer
Choreography – Toni Pimble
Music – Indian World Music Fusion
Scenic and Puppet Design – Gregory C. Crane
Costume Design – Jonna Hayden
Mask Design – Lynn Bowers
Lighting Design – Kelly Baum
We are working on Season 40 and are excited to give you details when we get them. Thank you for making Season 39 a success and we look forward to seeing you again next season!
Since its founding in 1983 by Michael Levine, the Dallas Brass has become one of America’s foremost musical ensembles. The group has established a unique blend of traditional brass instruments with a full complement of drums and percussion, which creates a performing entity of extraordinary range and musical challenges. The Dallas Brass repertoire includes classical masterpieces, Dixieland, swing, Broadway, Hollywood, and patriotic music. Friday, March 24th at 7 pm at the Wallenstien Theater. Click here to purchase tickets.