Conductor Scott Speck on the return of Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Scott Speck was named 2021 conductor of the year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras.

Scott Speck
Courtesy of Amanda Berrios
Scott Speck
Courtesy of Amanda Berrios

Conductor Scott Speck on the return of Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Scott Speck was named 2021 conductor of the year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras.

Reset checks in with the Joffrey Ballet’s musical director, Scott Speck, who was named 2021 conductor of the year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras. The company kicked off the holiday season on Saturday with live performances of The Nutcracker.

GUEST: Scott Speck, music director at Joffrey Ballet; artistic director and principal conductor at Chicago Philharmonic