Mar
30
Mon
Penn State Residency @ Penn State University - State College, PA
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day
Apr
2
Thu
Still in Motion @ Schwab Auditorium - University Park, PA
Apr 2 @ 7:30 PM

Tom Johnson/Ligeti, arranged by Kaplan and Munro: Counting Duets/Etudes
Counting Duet TBD (Johnson)
Ligeti Etude TBD (Ligeti, arr. by Kaplan)
Counting Duet TBD (Johnson)
Ligeti Etude TBD (Ligeti, arr. by Munro)
Counting Duet TBD (Johnson)
Ligeti Etude TBD (Ligeti arr. by Kaplan)
Counting Duet TBD (Johnson)
Ligeti Etude TBD (Ligeti, arr. by Munro)
Richard Reed Parry: Duet for Heart and Breath (2012)
Aaron Jay Kernis: Pieces of Winter Sky (2012)
- intermission -
Gabriella Smith: Number Nine (2013)
Sean Griffin: Pattycake
Bryce Dessner: selections from Murder Ballades (2013)
I. Omie Wise
II. Young Emily
III. Wave the Sea
IV. Brushy Fork

Apr
7
Tue
Interlochen Academy Residency @ Interlochen Academy - Traverse City, MI
Apr 7 – Apr 10 all-day
Apr
9
Thu
eighth blackbird Collaborative Project @ Corson Auditorium - Traverse City, MI
Apr 9 @ 7:30 PM
Apr
15
Wed
University of Richmond Residency @ University of Richmond - Richmond, VA
Apr 15 – Apr 20 all-day
Apr
23
Thu
Contempo: UChicago Resident Ensembles Showcase @ Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago, IL
Apr 23 @ 7:30 PM

eighth blackbird
Pacifica Quartet
Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano
Cliff Colnot, conductor

Francisco Castillo-Trigueros: Nealika
Michael LaCroix: Twelve Faces of the Emerald
David Gordon: Speaking in Tongues
Eric Brinkman: Sublimation
Yuan-Chen Li: Wandering Viewpoint

Apr
24
Fri
Still in Motion @ Old Town School of Folk Music - Chicago, IL
Apr 24 @ 8:00 PM
Apr
27
Mon
Curtis Residency @ Curtis Institute of Music - Philadelphia, PA
Apr 27 – May 2 all-day
May
6
Wed
Contempo: Tomorrow’s Music Today I @ Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
May 6 @ 7:30 PM

Enjoy music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, conducted by Cliff Colnot. Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.

Works by Pierce Gradone, Timothy Page, and Jae-Goo Lee

May
15
Fri
Contempo: Tomorrow’s Music Today II @ Ganz Hall - Chicago, IL
May 15 @ 7:30 PM

Enjoy music by some of today’s finest young composers, performed by Contempo’s resident ensembles, eighth blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, conducted by Cliff Colnot. Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.

Works by Kate Pukinskis, Philip Taylor, and Iddo Aharony

Performers to include Pacifica Quartet, eighth blackbird, Cliff Colnot, Nina Dante (soprano), Amanda DeBoer (soprano), Elisa Sutherland (mezzo-soprano)