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  • Orlando Philharmonic narrows music-director search to 5

    Orlando Philharmonic narrows music-director search to 5
    The Orlando Philharmonic has revealed the five finalists hoping to be the orchestra's next music director. Orlando audiences will get a chance to watch them conduct at concerts throughout the 2014-15 season, executive director David Schillhammer said....
  • Felisa Vanoff, Dancer, Patron of the Arts, Dies at 89

    Felisa Vanoff, dancer, choreographer, producer and patron of the arts, died May 29 after a battle with cancer. She was 89. Upon returning to New York after studying dance in Mexico City, she joined Charles Weidman's Dance Theatre as lead dancer, gave...
  • Greg Cameron is Joffrey's new executive director

    Greg Cameron is Joffrey's new executive director
    Greg Cameron will take over as the new executive director of the Joffrey Ballet July 1 after leaving his post as chief operating officer of Window to the World Communications, Inc., the parent company of WTTW-Ch. 11 and WFMT-FM, the dance troupe announced...
  • Joffrey's Magical 'Nutcracker' Dinner

    Joffrey's Magical 'Nutcracker' Dinner
    The Women's Board of The Joffrey Ballet hosted its 25th annual "Nutcracker" Family Dinner on Dec. 15 at the Palmer House Hilton. The Grand and State ballrooms were enchantingly transformed by Kehoe Designs to resemble the Land of Sweets from Robert...
  • Hamburg Ballet brings 'Nijinsky' home

    Choreographers often take opening-night bows, always a special moment, a chance for audience and artist to commune and revel in a bit of star-studded bonhomie. But it will be unusually thrilling when John Neumeier takes the stage after the Hamburg...
  • Bolshoi Ballet calls off 'Rite of Spring' following acid attack

    [This post has been updated.] The Bolshoi Ballet in Russia has called off its new production of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," citing the recent acid attack on the company's artistic director, Sergei Filin. The production, which was to...
  • Northwestern music building gets $6M gift

    A $6 million gift to Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music will go toward the school's $117 million, 152,000-square foot Music and Communication Building, which is under construction on the Evanston lakefront and scheduled to open in fall 2015....
  • Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'

    Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'
    The Americans celebrated in the Joffrey Ballet's "American Legends" program aren't all choreographers. The bill does include works by U.S. dance giants Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp and Gerald Arpino. But it also boasts a new creation from the Houston...
  • Candid Candace: Lyric Gala's 'Midnight in Paris'

    Candid Candace: Lyric Gala's 'Midnight in Paris'
    For the 29th annual Fantasy of the Opera Gala on Feb. 9, the Lyric's Guild Board transformed the Civic Opera House into 1920s Paris for this year's theme, "Midnight in Paris." More than 700 patrons in black-tie attire sipped Champagne among French-...
  • From hip-hop to Mozart, Sinfonietta readies eclectic fare for 2013-14 season

    From hip-hop to Mozart, Sinfonietta readies eclectic fare for 2013-14 season
    The Chicago Sinfonietta, an orchestra long committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness on both sides of the footlights, is taking its venturesome programming up a notch beginning next season. The move, as explained by executive director Jim...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak | Artistic director-choreographer; artistic director-choreography-...