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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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‘Mad Men’ Review by the Hyde Park Herald

By M.L. RANTALA Classical Music Critic Baroque Band opened its 2014–15 season in Hyde Park with yet another one of the special guests which have made their concerts so rewarding over their first seven years. Catalan countertenor Xavier Sabata was the main attraction, singing excerpts from two operas based on Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto’s 16th […]

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