eighth blackbird, Pacifica Quartet, and conductor Cliff Colnot (photo by Jason Smith)
51st SEASON | 2015-2016
With its new artistic director, composer Marta Ptaszynska, the contemporary music collective presents a tribute to Shulamit Ran (artistic director, 2002-2015), a program of music by leading European composers, and the return of the Contempo-Jazz Double Bill – all with resident artists Pacifica Quartet and eighth blackbird
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Read Artistic Director Shulamit Ran’s reflections on Contempo at the 50 year mark.
Friday, 7:30 pm
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
Tomorrow’s Music Today concerts feature music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and Pacifica Quartet. Programs will include works by University of Chicago doctoral candidates in composition.
Works by Jack Hughes, Joungbum Lee, Pierce Gradone, Katherine Pukinskis
Free admission, no reservations required