Live multimedia performances for orchestras

Symphonic photochoreography is a performance art that blends evocative panoramic photography with live classical music. It has been programmed for masterworks, pops, chamber and festival concerts by over 175 orchestras of all sizes.

How it works



    Explore our repertoire of concert pieces online. Many have multiple music options and all have hundreds of images.

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    Contact us to talk about programming ideas, answer questions, get a quote and reserve concert dates.



    Once we’re ready to collaborate, we’ll send over plenty of marketing materials and go over all the production details.



    We travel to your city, set up our equipment with your stage crew, and cue our concert pieces live to your orchestra's performance.

Artist & Creative Director

Nicholas Bardonnay is a photographer, multimedia artist, and the Creative Director & CEO at Westwater Arts. His photography has been exhibited in galleries in London, Los Angeles, Portland and Hong Kong, among others. Since 2009, Nicholas has worked on more than 70 concerts with orchestras in Dallas, Cincinnati, Tucson, Boulder, Omaha, Glasgow, Liverpool, Singapore, Toronto and many other cities. His latest projects are Mágico and National Park Suite, which celebrate Mexico’s vibrant culture and the 2016 National Park Service centennial.

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  • National Park Centennial in 2016

    National Park Centennial in 2016

    New piece choreographed to music by Beethoven, Copland and Dvořák showcases America at its best and most beautiful with dozens of breathtaking national parks and monuments from across the country.

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  • Mexico Concert Piece Now in Production

    Mexico Concert Piece Now in Production

    Following a year of intensive photography across Mexico, Nicholas is now choreographing a new concert piece titled "Mágico" to some exciting Latin-inspired music. Get ready for the Mexico you never knew existed...

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  • Phoenix Symphony’s Tribute to the Brave

    Phoenix Symphony’s Tribute to the Brave

    The Phoenix Symphony will be programming three photochoreography pieces: "The Eternal Struggle," "No Man’s Land," and "Citizen Soldier"—the first time all three have been performed together.

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  • Alaska Premiere of “Sagaland” and New Community Piece

    Alaska Premiere of “Sagaland” and New Community Piece

    For their 70th season finale, the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra will premiere two new concert pieces from Westwater Arts. One is a community piece titled "North of Ordinary" that uses submitted photographs from all over Alaska. The second is "Sagaland," a portrayal of Iceland's stunning Nordic landscapes.

    read moreAlaska Premiere of “Sagaland” and New Community PieceAlaska Premiere of “Sagaland” and New Community Piece

We work with orchestras of all sizes.

Over 175 symphony and chamber orchestras & music festivals

Who we’ve worked with