Kyle MacMillan - For the Sun-Times
The ballet is co-founded by Alicia Alonso and originally named for the Cuban ballerina, who is now 97 and continues to serve as general director.
The ambitious, groundbreaking exhibition reveals a fascinating side of Chicago art history that has remained largely and unfairly overlooked.
This hip, imaginative work clearly taps into the contemporary zeitgeist.
This work, which the Royal Swedish Ballet debuted in 2015, has nothing directly to do with Shakespeare’s play of the same title, so don’t be confused.
Riccardo Muti brought obvious zeal to Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, shaping an agile, exhilarating performance.
Director Amy Hutchison has been charged with making this possibly unprecedented double bill function as a fun, seamless whole.
The company, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017-18, has never looked better, delivering pinpoint precision, unflagging verve.
Superbly prepared by Duain Wolfe these 114 singers brought a suitably nuanced and restrained approach to this masterwork.
Lyric Opera deserves credit for going outside the conventional stable of opera designers for a startlingly fresh vision.
“People see ‘Revelations’ like they do the National Anthem at a ball game,” says Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater artistic director Robert Battle.
Across its four performances, ABT is alternating two completely different programs with a total of six complete works.
Chicago Opera Theater putting its spin on the work, which is set in the world of Victorian London in which a a serial killer is on the loose.
Dmitri Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, have been a big hit for pianist Alexander Melnikov, performing Sunday at the Univ. of Chicago.