The Huffington Post:
"Every single person in that theater... is there for one reason -- not for the ballet, because of Paul," Martins said of the Paul McCartney-scored ballet, "Ocean's Kingdom," which premieres at the New York City Ballet tonight. In a new interview, McCartney and Martins explain how it all coalesced.
"I met Peter at a reception for the NYC Ballet that Nancy and I attended and in conversation with him he asked if I had ever considered writing anything for ballet," McCartney said. "I said that I hadn't but would be excited to think about it because I am always interested in new directions that I haven't worked in before. I have done a few orchestral pieces and really enjoyed working with an orchestra.