CSO MusicNOW: Perspectives
Oct 24, 2022
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Overview

Marking both the start of the 25th season of CSO MusicNOW and its return to Symphony Center, Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery and musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra unite to perform works by kindred spirits Alvin Singleton and Carlos Simon. Among the works featured are Singleton’s experimental and improvisational Be Natural for three bowed stringed instruments and Simon’s whimsical and wildly syncopated Lickety Split for cello and piano. Though stylistically different, the program highlights the composers’ shared influences through their own unique lenses.

Schedule
Monday, October 24, 2022
7:00 PM
Program
Singleton

Jasper Drag

Simon

Lickety Split

Singleton

Be Natural

Simon

loop

Simon

Warmth from Other Suns

Singleton

Akwaaba 

Performers
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Mead Composer-in-Residence
Sponsors

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



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