Autumn 2023

Autumn 2023Dance

The Joffrey and Chicago Architecture Bienniel Partner to Present Poignant “All of Mankind” Installation

In partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, The Joffrey Ballet recently announced the completion of Jan Tichy’s installation, All of Mankind, on the windows of Joffrey Tower, which is home to The Joffrey Ballet and the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet. Located in the center of downtown Chicago at 10 E. Randolph Street, The Joffrey Ballet is one of 14 venues taking part in CAB 5: This is a Rehearsal, a city-wide program including site-specific installations and presentations at ten outdoor city sites and four cultural and civic institutions, including the Chicago Cultural Center, the James R. Thompson Center, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, the Chicago Architecture Center. The most geographically expansive Biennial to date, CAB offers opportunities not just for concentrated cultural engagement with the city, but also the space for citizens and visitors alike to consider their relationship with the city at large, through historic, civic, and personal lenses. The Chicago Architecture Biennial is on view now through February 11, 2024. 

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Autumn 2023Classical MusicMusic

Michael Tilson Thomas Draws From Past, Present and Future in CSO Program

Twelve-time Grammy Award winning conductor Michael Tilson Thomas offers no ambiguity when he takes the podium. His tempi are exact and his approach to balance, tone and intonation are fiercely deliberate at every hearing. He’s a passionate proponent of some of classical music’s most challenging and relatively modern repertoire, but he’s also a staunch advocate of connecting the dots from past to present and even the future of the music he loves.

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