Tatge, a Norman native, has been playing with OKC Phil for the last 25 years.
“I had my cello, I had my suitcase, and I literally had $20,” Tomasz Zieba said. “That’s all I had.”
Brown also does work for groups like Oklahoma Children’s Theatre and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma.
The Nutcracker runs Dec. 9-17 at Civic Center Music Hall.
Despite its name, the event actually begins this Saturday.
“We were in crisis mode,” said Rhonda Taylor, OKCPS director of visual and performing arts.
Armstrong’s performing arts series is in its 19th season.
The updated classic runs April 21-23 at Civic Center Music Hall.
The Golden Swans class is for residents at The Fountains at Canterbury retirement home, but OKC Ballet hopes to expand the program.
The ballet is known for its highly technical choreography — especially in the role for Princess Aurora.