It’s a shame that two brilliant classical voices that used their talent to uplift their race and pioneer in the art form of the American musical are so largely unsung. But that is the case with Anna and Emma Hyers, known professionally as the Hyers Sisters. Classical voice prodigies who were…

“I just can’t for the life of me believe that this is a second company,” a woman said to no one in particular as the lights came up for the first intermission of the Dance St. Louis showcase of Ailey II Saturday night at the Touhill Performing Arts Center.