Jessie Montgomery & Curtis Stewart

Mar 3, 2024
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Overview

Chicago Opera Theater Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya leads musicians from the CSO in a program dedicated to composer-performers: four-time Grammy Award-nominated violinist and composer Curtis Stewart; composer, conductor and educator Tania León; composer and multi-instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey, and CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery. The program features two world premieres — Resonance by Stewart and Concerto Grosso by Montgomery.

Curated by Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery.

Concert Extras ⇓

 

Composers

 


Schedule
Program
León

Arenas D'Un Tiempo

Stewart

of Love

Sorey

For Fred Lerdahl

Montgomery

Concerto Grosso [CSO MusicNOW Commission, World Premiere]

Stewart

Embrace

Stewart

Resonance [CSO MusicNOW Commission, World Premiere]

Extras

Enhance your concert experience with these additional events.

Preconcert Performance at 3:45 p.m. in Grainger Ballroom
D-Composed

Enjoy a special preconcert performance by D-Composed, a Chicago-based chamber music collective formed in 2017 and led by their mission to uplift and empower society through the power of Black composers.


Afterparty in the Rotunda

Enjoy casual afterparties and meet-and-greets with the artists and discover new ways to immerse yourself in the imaginative musical worlds of today's most innovative composers.

Sponsors & Partners

Major support for CSO MusicNOW is generously provided by the Zell Family Foundation, Sargent Family Foundation, Sally Mead Hands Foundation, Julian Family Foundation and The Aaron Copland Fund for Music.


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