Join us for an exclusive holiday show with Auditorium Theatre favorites Alfreda Burke and Rodrick Dixon, featuring the Jo Ann Daugherty Trio.
Filmed in Roosevelt University's stunning Ganz Hall, this intimate 60-minute virtual performance features Soprano Burke and Tenor Dixon performing their favorite Christmas carols, Hanukkah songs, spirituals, and holiday standards.
Burke and Dixon have starred in the Auditorium Theatre's annual production of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah since the show began 16 years ago. Their combined careers include starring in the acclaimed PBS Special, Hallelujah Broadway, as well as performances all over the world in China, Italy, Prague, London, Canada, and Australia. In the United States, they have performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, Ravinia Festival, Lincoln Center, and of course, the historic Auditorium Theatre.
The Jo Ann Daugherty Trio includes pianist/conductor/musical director Jo Ann Daugherty (Jersey Boys, Lyric Opera, Havana Jazz Festival, PBS), bassist Joshua Ramos (Ramsey Lewis, Howard Levy), and drummer Ryan Bennett (Jersey Boys, PBS). Their most recent jazz album Bring Joy earned a 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine.