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205 Upper Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601.


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    $12.00 for $25.00 - "restless Creature": Contemporary Ballet from Wendy Whelan


    With Restless Creature , former New York City Ballet dancer Wendy Whelan embarks on a new adv.. read moreenture with four of today's leading choreographers. Whelan has a repertoire of more than 50 ballets and was named "America's greatest contemporary ballerina" by The New York Times . She's revived Restless Creature -- which received its world premiere in August 2013 -- and customized it specifically for this event. "I actually had the Harris Theater in mind while I was developing my project," Whelan's explained. For this evening of four duets, she'll be joined by her collaborators, Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo.

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    $12.50 for $25.00 - Polish Carols, Song & Dance: "joyous Jubilee!"


    Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as an "ethnic extravaganza," the Lira Ensemble kicks off its 5.. read more0th anniversary with a new holiday production, Joyous Jubilee! . The program features Polish and American carols, symphonic classical music -- including Chopin -- and a wealth of folk songs and dances from various regions of Poland. The ensemble's mission is to bring the best of Polish culture into American life. So, of course, it's only fitting that they'll perform these festive feats while wearing colorful, authentic Polish costumes.

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    $27.50 for $55.00 - Teatro Regio Torino: Rossini's "william Tell" in Concert


    The Harris Theater hosts the first-ever performance by Turin, Italy's prestigious Teatro Regio.. read more Torino orchestra and chorus on American soil. Led by Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, the 200 members of this internationally acclaimed company, one of Italy's oldest and most respected, take the stage in Chicago for a much-anticipated concert performance of Rossini's final opera, William Tell , sung in Italian. Of course, the opera's famous overture is recognizable in any language as the theme to The Lone Ranger , but the full four-act story hits the target as well. This all-time favorite follows the adventures of the Swiss folk hero William Tell, whose famed archery skills came in handy for the fight against Austrian rule in Switzerland. Soprano Angela Meade, tenor John Osborne and baritone Dalibor Jenis sing the leads.

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    $10.00 for $20.00 - a Holiday Concert with the Chicago Children's Choir and Sphinx Virtuosi


    The uplifting sounds of a promising new generation will echo throughout Harris Theater as the .. read moreChicago Children's Choir and the Sphinx Virtuosi collaborate for the first time. Founded in 1956 during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, the Chicago Children's Choir is a nonprofit committed to peacefully uniting a diverse world and bridging cultural divides through musical expression. Joining them for this special holiday concert is the Sphinx Virtuosi, an award-winning ensemble comprised of 18 of the nation's top African-American and Latino classical string soloists.

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    $15.00 for $30.00 - Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Brandenburg Concertos


    Lauded as "an exploding star in the musical firmament" by The Wall Street Journal, the Chamb.. read moreer Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) revisits Chicago to kick off the season's festivities with their second annual holiday concert, featuring Bach's complete Brandenburg Concertos. These six works, rarely performed together in their entirety, are among the most popular pieces ever composed by Bach, the master of the baroque. The acclaimed CMS ensemble, now in its 45th season, is famed for their Yuletide program, dubbed a "holiday staple" in their hometown by The New York Times .

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    $13.50 for $27.00 - Music of the Baroque: Bach's "christmas Oratorio"


    Experience the story of the birth of Christ in soul-stirring musical style, courtesy of J. S. .. read moreBach and the famed Music of the Baroque chorus, orchestra and soloists. Flourishing under the steady baton of British conductor Jane Glover for more than a decade, the acclaimed Chicago ensemble last tackled this ambitious six-part epic in 2010 and are bringing back tenor Paul Agnew as the Evangelist. He'll be joined by soprano Yulia Van Doren, mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szab and bass-baritone Roderick Williams to perform this 1734 masterpiece featuring soaring choruses, spine-tingling solos and dramatic excerpts from the gospels of Luke and Matthew.

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Jenna S.
I've been here a few times for student performances. I work at a high school that has formed a partnership with the Harris Theater, so we often participate...

Anthony M.
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Susan N.
Get this. I paid $45.00 for one ticket. The next day, the tickets were $10.00. The Harris refused to refund the money. When you have a small theatre in...
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Bring your drink with u! It's ok!
Rachel Hall
The best place to see dance performances! GREAT prices and every seat is a good seat!
Galen Hames
Great venue for a musical performance. Acoustics are wonderful, the stage is deep, and you can't beat the location: Millennium Park!
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TJ Medel
This theater will make you want to love art. They always put on the best shows and have top quality performances. I recently went to Hubbard Street Spring Series and was blown away. They have Houston Ballet and Paul Taylor coming later in the season. Just a beautiful space to see dance and I recomme....
Anthony Martorina
Recently we attended a benefit here with some good friends. The theme was orchestrations with American-Italian themes centered around piano. The Chicago Philharmonic was also conducted by an Italian conductor. My friend was a little upset with the first piece played because there was no piano. He ....
Melissa Sanchez
Absolute breathtaking theater! They have really fantastic dancing here -- they perform many different types - classical, jazz, modern, etc. Really terrific! I loved my time there. Great dance performers and music. It would be the best couple of hours you've ever spent! Try to leave a bit earlier at ....
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