HARRIS THEATER COUPONS IN 2014
An engaging personality and acclaimed recording artist with impeccable technique, Israeli pian.. read moreist Inon Barnatan has earned an international reputation as a Schubert specialist, and he'll show off his stuff by playing the composer's Sonata in A Major for this concert's finale. Barnatan's won rave reviews for his performances with major orchestras here and abroad, including from the London Standard, which calls him "a true poet of the keyboard: refined, searching, unfailingly communicative. " This Harris Theater appearance marks his first in Chicago as a soloist, but he's played at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, as well as with the L. A. Phil at the Hollywood Bowl. The recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Barnatan was just named the New York Philharmonic's first Artist in Association and is set to perform multiple times with that orchestra over the next few seasons. Aside from the Schubert, he'll also tackle works by Bach, Franck and Barber.
Take a dramatic adventure through the heart of classical Indian music and dance in Mirror of .. read moreEnlightenment . This night of song and movement begins with the enlightenment tale Mara by Kalapriya Dance. This beautiful work depicts the life of the Buddha through dance. That's followed by the premiere of Raga Fields , which merges Messaien, Mingus and Param Vir under the guidance of Kalyan Pathak, 25 Fulcrum Point musicians and British-Bengali Sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta. Thrill your senses with this eclectic program that transports you to another world.