Canceled: Civic Orchestra: UChicago Premieres

Feb 5

8:00 PM

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

In collaboration with the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition, nine new pieces for orchestra by current and former students of the University of Chicago receive their world premieres under the skillful leadership of former Civic Principal Conductor Cliff Colnot.

This event is canceled due to complications related to extreme weather conditions.

Approximate concert duration: 87 minutes including intermission


World premieres of pieces for full orchestra by nine current and former students of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition at UChicago

Pierce Gradone Gods of Iron
Alison Yun-Fei Jiang Espace Lumière
Will Myers nocturne, feather, mountain
Ted Moore patina
David Clay Mettens Gilded Scenes
Rodrigo Bussad Terra Tenebra
Maria Kaoutzani On Canvas
Joungbum Lee dialogue
Jack Hughes Needlepoint

Preconcert conversation

Preconcert conversation with Johann Buis
30-minute run-time

6:30-7:00 Grainger Ballroom


The 2018/19 Civic Orchestra of Chicago season is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.