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World Premiere: March 2017
Choreography: Nick Pupillo
Conductor: Scott Speck 
Lighting: Nathan Tomlinson 
Music: Dmitri Shostakovich, Osvaldo Golijov, Jonny Greenwood, John Cage, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Minoru Mik, Thom Yorke, Allessandro Marcello, Ennio Morricone


The Chicago Philharmonic joins forces with Visceral Dance Chicago and award-winning choreographer Nick Pupillo for one performance only. Music, dance, and literature converge in this dazzling, theatrical reimagining of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s story, “The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.” Musical masterpieces of Dmitri Shostakovich, Osvaldo Golijov, and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood are highlights in this remarkable collaboration.

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