Joffrey Ballet Presents Two Premieres in Winter Fire
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Winter Fire have expired.
The last date listed for Winter Fire was Sunday February 26, 2012 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Auditorium Theatre :
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
Israeli world music group The Idan Raichel Project has changed the face of popular music in its native country. This colorful blend of world cultures is a vibrant example of what modern Israeli society has become, and as a result, is wildly popular there. An enchanting blend of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern sounds, The Idan Raichel project is the result of Raichel's experiences with the many immigrant cultures that live within Israel. It's a fascinating glimpse into a new, multi-ethnic Israel and the music world has responded. The Idan Raichel Project has exploded into popularity in Israel and their first record has created buzz worldwide, attracting praise from the music industry's movers and shakers. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
“Wayne McGregor’s_ Infra_, now getting its U.S. premiere via the Joffrey Ballet, is a beautifully abstract work laced with carefully calculated doses of drama, brief images of pain and anguish, that transform it into deeply moving art. A veteran critic recently termed ballet culturally irrelevant, but the trio of works on this program add up to an irrefutable rebuttal to whatever he meant.” —_Chicago Tribune _
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated
Choreography: William Forsythe
Music: Thom Willems *
Raw and muscular with a throbbing, electronic score, this is classical ballet stretched to its modern limits. With searing hot choreography and aggressive, sensual energy, Forsythe is at his “fierce finest.” -_ New York Times_
_*After the Rain*
_Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Music: Arvo Pärt
Set to achingly beautiful music, this masterpiece displays the push-pull of a passionate relationship, at times tender, at others agonizing. The stunning, sculptural movement, the emotional intensity, and Pärt’s haunting score will leave you breathless. “A heartstoppingly beautiful creation” -_ Chicago Tribune_
Choreography: Wayne McGregor
Music: Max Richter *
Combining emotionally moving dance with the calm indifference of the cyber world, the result is a revolutionary piece of 21st century dance. The poignant choreography of McGregor mixed with the urban design of world-renowned artist Opie and Richter’s mournful industrial score are unforgettable. “A piece of sumptuous beauty and shimmering possibility” -_ The Telegraph_