The 2019 Milwaukee Ballet Genesis competition took place this past weekend, showing the audience a new dimension of the company and giving the choreographers a new stage to show their breathtaking work.
Take three choreographers, add a company of unknown dancers, toss in some music and give all of them just three weeks to create a full ballet. It all culminates Thursday night as the Genesis Competition hosted by the Milwaukee Ballet gets underway.
The national and international reputation that Michael Pink has built with the Milwaukee Ballet gets yet another punch when the biennial Genesis International Choreographic Competition comes to The Pabst Theatre. It starts Feb. 18.
Ever since touring in support of the group's biggest album "The Living Years" in 1989, Mike + the Mechanics - a rock group founded by Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford - has stayed over in Europe. That changes this week, as Rutherford and company come to Milwaukee, along with Milwaukee-born Genesis/Phil Collins guitarist Daryl Stuermer as their special guest, for a show Thursday, March 19 at The Pabst Theater.
At Milwaukee Ballet's "Genesis" competition, audiences will once again have the rare opportunity to witness the world premier of pieces created by up-and-coming choreographers. The choreographers shared with OnMilwaukee.com the thrill of being chosen, the challenge of the rehearsal schedule, and why they really don't care who wins.
Once again, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and friends were bypassed by voters at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Apparently, ABBA was more worthy.
Milwaukee guitarist Daryl Stuermer, fresh off an international jaunt as a sideman on the Genesis reunion tour, celebrates the release of his latest CD with a release party at Shank Hall, 1434 N. Farwell Ave.
This is going to be an exciting year for Milwaukee guitarist Daryl Stuermer, who will release a new solo CD before heading off to Europe to prepare for the first Genesis tour since 1992.
Just back from a world tour with Phil Collins, Milwaukee's most respected guitarist recently launched his latest disc, "Retrofit," on his own Urban Island imprint. We recently asked him about the disc and more.
A veteran of Milwaukee bands like Sweetbottom and international acts like Genesis and Phil Collins Band, guitarist Daryl Stuermer has seen the world on a ticket written by six strings and a lot of hard work. Here, the WAMI winner talks to OnMilwaukee.com about his career, working with some of the biggest names in rock, Milwaukee music and more.