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Program Books

On Joffrey Ballet

| by Tyler Walters & Julie Janus Walters |

Our connection with Vaslav Nijinsky’s earth-shaking original Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) dates back to the summer of 1987 when the Joffrey Ballet embarked on the task of realizing Millicent Hodson’s meticulously researched… Read More >

On The Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra

| by Tonu Kalam |

Growing up and attending school in the Boston area, I was fortunate to be part of the musical environment of one of the premier cultural centers of the United States. The Boston Symphony Orchestra has long been considered one of the top ensembles of its kind, and, while in… Read More >

On Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling - Photo by Anna Webber

| by Lenora Helm |
What is it about Kurt Elling that can make you fall in love with his voice and his music? He elicits something beyond infatuation with the sound of his voice or the subtle beauty in his interpretation of a timeless lyric. Many listeners have said he has the gift of bringing a… Read More >