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‘Sun King’ Review by the Chicago Tribune

by LAURA MOLZAHN Chicago Tribune It’s an ingenious idea: Create an evening-length ballet about the progenitor of ballet, Louis XIV, and his most frequent collaborator, composer Jean-Baptiste Lully. And there was a certain magic to Elements Contemporary Ballet’s ambitious world-premiere “The Sun King: A Contemporary Ballet in One Act,” choreographed by Joseph Caruana. Part of […]

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“Vastly imaginative, genuinely fun”–Mad Hatter’s Musical Tea Party

From the June 10, 2012 review in by Kathryn J Allwine Bacasmot   Hearing a well-executed performance of Baroque instrumental music is like being presented with a basket of perfectly blush, crisp, apples: plentiful sweet sounds articulated with a snap, like sharp lead breaking on paper. Garry Clarke (Artistic Director) and his crack team […]

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Baroque Band Announces 2012-13 Concert Season–“Inspired by the Movie Classics” to open in October 2012

In its sixth concert season under Artistic Director Garry Clarke, Baroque Band, Chicago’s period-instrument orchestra, will offer a lively array of programs inspired by classic movies, launch its own baroque choral ensemble, and continue its winning programming mix of perennial baroque favorites and unfamiliar gems, including performances of music by Purcell, Blow, Handel, Corelli, J.S. […]

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