Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & More Set for Harris Theater this Winter
Co-Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han - Musical America's 2012 "Musicians of the Year" - present the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on December 18, 2013, part of the Harris Theater Presents series and one of the highlights of the Theater's November/December performance calendar. Additional performances include the premiere of Generations, the first of a five-year project from Deeply Rooted Dance Theater on November 1, 2013, the premiere of Pipassa - The Seventh Love from Natya Dance Theatre, the return of Alejandro Cerrudo and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's evening-length One Thousand Pieces, and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance celebrating the 15th anniversary of its annual Cuatro Festival. A complete list of performances and events for November and December can be found below.
Performances in November and December at the Harris Theater are as follows:
Eat to the Beat: Deeply Rooted Dance Theater
Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Tickets: Single ticket $5, Lunchpass $20
The hit lunchtime series is back and better than ever with incredible dance and music performances that will amaze.
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater
Friday, November 1, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Tickets: $25 - $35
The first of a five-year multigenerational repertory project, Generations features classics and new works by emerging, established and legendary choreographers, highlighting the company's unique style and influence on contemporary dance, and deepening the company's commitment to presenting dance inspired by the African Diaspora.
Natya Dance Theatre
Pipaasa - The Seventh Love
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $35 - $55
The Seventh Love - a work of dance theater - unfolds the journey of love in Buddhist teachings. This fusion of contemporary dialogue and world music is a bold new theatrical invention in its own right. Fresh off a wildly successful Sita Ram last season, which brought the story of Sita and Rama to life in daring new ways, Natya Dance Theatre writes the next chapter of its collaboration with David Kresnar of the Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company.
Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Miles Ahead and Foster Tribute
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $20 - $40
The Chicago Jazz Orchestra Association presents Jon Faddis with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra conducted by Jeff Lindberg, in the Chicago premiere of MiLes Davis/Gil Evans landmark work, Miles Ahead. On the first half of the program the CJO will present a tribute to the great jazz composer and arranger Frank Foster, who passed away in 2011.
Puerto Rican Arts Alliance Cuatro Festival: 15th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $25 - $100
Established in 1998, the annual Cuatro Festival has become the largest Puerto Rican cultural event in the Midwest. This year, in celebration of its 15th anniversary, the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance presents the Puerto Rican Philharmonic Orchestra, master cuatrista Quique Domenech, and Chicago Cuatro Orchestra exploring new musical territory.
River North Dance Chicago
Family Show: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $30 - $75
Called "hotter than hot..." by the Chicago Sun-Times, RNDC celebrates its 24th season with world premieres by Ashley Roland of BodyVox and Kevin Iega Jeff of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater. New York-based choreographer Adam Barruch also presents a Chicago premiere.
Music of the Baroque
Classical Vienna - Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $27 - $75
In his youthful Fifth Symphony, Franz Schubert pays homage to his idol, Mozart. Beethoven's Second Symphony, full of humor and vitality, also looks back to Mozart, while laying the groundwork for the next musical century. Mozart's own G major Piano Concerto, at once intimate and majestic, is at the center of an intriguing program led by Music Director Jane Glover.