Opening on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 the Joffrey Ballet’s Modern Masters is a mixed repertoire dance program containing four works. It will feature a World Premiere by Joffrey ballet master Nicolas Blanc, set to an orchestral and electronic soundscape by Mason Bates; the Chicago premiere of Kammermusik No. 2, one of George Balanchine’s earliest experimental works, set to a neoclassical score by Paul Hindemith; Body of Your Dreams, a tongue-in-cheek “take” on fitness by Myles Thatcher, a dancer and choreographer with the San Francisco Ballet, set to a score by the Dutch avant pop composer Jacob ter Veldhuis, and Glass Pieces, a full company work set to the music of Philip Glass which choreographer and Broadway director Jerome Robbins created for the New York City Ballet. The Chicago debut of this work!
Edward Kelsey Moore will be among his Chicago Philharmonic orchestra colleagues for these performances.
Joffrey Ballet ~ Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra
Opening Night ~ February 7th, 2018
Performances: February 9th to 11th and February 15th thru 18th.
50 E Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60605