Homecoming
Nov 1, 2021
MusicNow: Homecoming

Overview

The 2021/22 CSO MusicNOW series opens at Orchestra Hall with a program curated by Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery that celebrates composers with ties to Chicago. Featured are a work by daring, cutting-edge composer Ted Hearne and a world premiere by rising star Elijah Daniel Smith that reimagines the Baroque concerto grosso form. Haitian American flutist-composer Nathalie Joachim explores individual and cultural identity in her wind quintet Seen, alongside Montgomery's set of enchanting vocal works based on texts by J. Mae Barizo and Bimbo Rivas.

Schedule
Monday, November 1, 2021
7:00 PM
Performers
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sponsors & Partners

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

Elijah Daniel Smith Scions of Atlas, World Premiere, commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through the Helen Zell Commissioning Program.                

 




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