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Archive for December 10, 2013

Video Exclusive: An American Prince Charming

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[LIVE Broadcast, Tuesday at 7:15] Johann Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus has a fairy tale quality (although it’s most decidedly adult). Set in the perfumed world of Imperial Vienna, the maestro in the middle for Lyric’s production is the dashing, young American Ward Stare.

Deborah Rutter to Head Kennedy Center

Deborah Rutter; photo by Todd Rosenberg

[Web exclusive interview with Deborah Rutter] Chicago’s loss is the capitol’s gain, Deborah Rutter has taken a new post as President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

It is difficult to measure the impact this affable, unassuming (though tough as nails) woman has had on the city of Chicago. One has to dig and reflect, because she is not one to toot her own horn: first and foremost, she brought Riccardo Muti