Apr
2
7:00 PM19:00

SAVIOR: a mystical re-telling of the life and death of Joan of Arc

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNow series, in collaboration with HOWL ensemble,

presents this new work by Amy Beth Kirsten

HOWL / ensemble:
Molly Netter, soprano
Eliza Bagg, soprano
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Sandy Smillie, pre-recorded voice

CSO MusicNOW / ensemble:
Timothy Munro, alto flute
Katinka Kleijn, violincello
Cynthia Yeh, percussion

HOWL / creative team:
Amy Beth Kirsten, composer / librettist / director
Mary Ellen Stebbins, lighting design
Christopher Kriz, sound design
Denisa Musilova, movement
Christina Lorraine Bullard, mask design

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Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

Intollerenza with American Symphony Orchestra

Luigi Nono's Intollerenza

More information and tickets: http://americansymphony.org/intolerance/

In post-Fascist Italy, Luigi Nono's one-act opera Intolleranza attempted to speak out against dictatorship. It follows a migrant worker travelling home as he gets caught up in a political protest, is tortured in prison, and escapes to fight for a world without war.

  • American Symphony Orchestra
  • Leon Botstein, Conductor
    Daniel Weeks, Tenor (A Migrant)
    Serena Benedetti, Soprano (His Companion)
    Hai-Ting Chinn, Mezzo-Soprano (A Woman)
    Matthew Worth, Baritone (An Algerian)
    Carsten Wittmoser, Bass-Baritone (A Torture Victim)
    Bard Festival Chorale
    James Bagwell, Director
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Apr
13
to Apr 24

Science Fair

  • HERE Arts Center, downstairs (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ready, set...Science!

Science Fair is a fully staged evening of science in song, with live experiments, slide shows, and quirky lessons for the child in all of us. Featuring songs such as "Phases of the Moon," "The Amazing Atom," "Strawberry DNA," and, of course, "Baking Soda Volcano (the real story)"

Conceived and performed by Hai-Ting with Erika Switzer, piano

Original music by Matthew Schickele, Renée Favand, Stefan Weisman, and Conrad Cummings.

More information: http://here.org/shows/detail/1734/

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