Music Institute of Chicago DUKE IT OUT Nutcracker – Holidays in Chicago Preview

Image courtesy of Music Institute of Chicago
Image courtesy of Music Institute of Chicago

Duke it Out Nutcracker– an adaptation of The Nutcracker, curated by Dance Chicago, pairs the classical (Tchaikovsky) and jazz (Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn) versions of the holiday favorite, performed by Axiom Brass and Music Institute Ensemble-in-Residence Quintet Attacca.

Featured ensembles include Forum Jazz Dance Theatre, Moscow Ballet’s children’s cast, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Tapman Productions, Visceral Dance Chicago, Wheatland Dance Theater, and other companies and choreographers participating in Dance Chicago 2016.

Axiom Brass, Photo: Toby Oft
Axiom Brass, Photo: Toby Oft

When:

Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Where:

Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston

 

Tickets:

$7 general admission, available at this web link  or 847.905.1500 ext. 108.

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