CSO MusicNOW: In Context
Apr 24, 2023
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CSO MusicNow: In Context

Overview

The thrilling grand finale of the 25th CSO MusicNOW season features works by Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery and the American musical icons who influenced her from an early age. Pieces by composers Richard Einhorn, Julia Perry, Walter Piston and Leonard Bernstein offer a sweeping exploration of the post-modern American classical music era. The program culminates in a celebration of new music in the 21st century with a world premiere violin duo performed by Jessie Montgomery and virtuoso Chicago native Rachel Barton Pine.

Schedule
Monday, April 24, 2023
7:00 PM
Program
Einhorn

Maxwell’s Demon

Einhorn

Pañca 

Montgomery

Play

Perry

Pastoral

Bernstein

Dance Suite

Piston

Fanfare for the Fighting French

Montgomery

New Work [World Premiere, MusicNOW Commission]

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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