MusicNOW: ILLUMINATING BOULEZ

Apr 3

7:00 PM

Monday, April 3, 2017

Last year, the music world lost one of the most prominent and forward-thinking voices, Pierre Boulez. To commemorate his vast musical and intellectual contributions as well as his longstanding relationship with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Mead Composers-in-Residence Samuel Adams and Elizabeth Ogonek present a wide-ranging program featuring Boulez’s works and two MusicNOW commissions.

Collect your limited-edition MusicNOW poster, specifically designed for this program, in the lobby after the concert. Only 100 posters will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.

Special thanks to Artistry EngravingGraphic Arts Studio and Mohawk Paper for their contributions to the limited-edition MusicNOW posters.

 

Program

Boulez Dérive I
Balter shadows of listening [MusicNOW Commission, World Premiere]
Boulez 12 Notations
Oliveros For Two or Three Instruments [MusicNOW Commission, World Premiere]
Boulez Mémoriale

PERFORMERS

Sponsors

Major support for MusicNOW is generously provided by the Irving Harris Foundation, the Sally Mead Hands Foundation, the Julian Family Foundation, Cindy Sargent and the Zell Family Foundation.

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