Monthly Archives: March 2013

Harrison Bankhead Quartet

HARRISON BANKHEAD QUARTET Ed Wilkerson, Jr., Mars Williams, Avreeayl Ra. Thursday, March 28, 8PM, Bezanson Recital Hall The Chicago jazz bassist Harrison Bankhead combines an appreciation for musical challenges, with a journeyman’s ability to fit in an array of styles from straight-ahead … Continue reading

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Joffrey Ballet

Thursday, March 14, 7:30PM, Concert Hall The Joffrey Ballet, the celebrated Chicago-based dance company, has put together a memorable lineup of works for its national tour.  Luckily for us the tour includes Vaslav Nijinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite … Continue reading

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METTA QUINTET AND THE BLUE FLAME INCIDENT

TuesdayMAR 5, 7:30PM Bowker Auditorium This exciting, live multi-media “informance” celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of the iconic trumpeter, bandleader, and cultural provocateur, Miles Davis.  The program traverses Davis’ extensive career and features music from some of the most creatively fertile periods of … Continue reading

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Peony Pavilion Opera

Thursday, March 7, 7:30PM, Bowker Auditorium Classical Chinese Opera by Chinese Theater Works The Peony Pavilion is one of the great epic masterpieces of Chinese opera.   Chinese Theater Works version presents two of the most famous scenes: “A Stroll in … Continue reading

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