MLK Birthday Salute -- Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah
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The last date listed for Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah was Sunday January 17, 2016 / 3:00pm.
Currently at Auditorium Theatre
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- $70.00 - $103.00
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- $49.00 - $72.00
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gave its first, now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd… More
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The most outstanding musical performance I have seen in more than a year either in Chicago or NYC. All performers were superb. Soloists were spectacular. And Auditorium's sound system really let the glory of the 100+ chorus come through,...continued
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- “Ingeniously reimagined to embrace black musical tradition, the aptly named Too Hot to Handel proved that even the most revered classical masterpieces can be taught to swing.” —Chicago Tribune
- “Listeners hooted, whistled and shouted their approval after every number. The ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ was so ecstatically received, it was repeated as an encore.” —The New York Times