Apr
26
Sat
Contempo with Patricia Barber @ Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
Apr 26 @ 7:30 PM
“Cross Diane Krall with Susan Sontag and you get Patricia Barber, whose throaty, come-hither vocals and coolly incisive piano are displayed to devastating effect.” -Time Magazine

The 10th anniversary celebration of the Contempo Double Bill puts the work of top creative women in music from around the world front and center stage.  The intrepid jazz artist Patricia Barber performs with Ari Hoenig, drums, Gilad Hekselman, guitar, and Patrick Mulcahy, bass.

Program:

7:30 pm Concert Program
Marta Ptaszynska: Space Model for solo percussion
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Habil-Sayagy for cello and prepared piano
Elena Firsova: String Quartet No. 11 “Purgatorium”
Jazz set with Patricia Barber and the Ari Hoenig Trio

 

Performer(s):
Patricia Barber and the Ari Hoenig Trio, Pacifica Quartet, Lisa Kaplan, Nicholas Photinos, Nicholas Reed
Apr
29
Tue
Still in Motion @ Waetjen Auditorium, Cleveland, OH
Apr 29 @ 7:30 PM

pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m.

Dessner: Murder Ballade Suite
Johnson/Ligeti: Counting Duets/Etudes
Parry: Duet for Hearth and Breath
Dean: Sextet
Mackey: Suite:Slide

May
9
Fri
Contempo – Tomorrow’s Music Today I @ Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
May 9 @ 7:30 PM

Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.

May
16
Fri
Contempo – Tomorrow’s Music Today II @ Ganz Hall; Chicago, IL
May 16 @ 7:30 PM

Programs will include dissertation works by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition.

May
21
Wed
The Unexpected: 2014 @ Dance Center of Columbia College: Chicago, IL
May 21 @ 7:00 PM

An evening of playful, entertaining and, yes, unexpected performances featuring Creative Partner’s partner companies: Blair Thomas & Co.eighth blackbird, and Lucky Plush Productions, sharing the Dance Center of Columbia College stage to showcase their current projects through an interwoven evening of music, dance and puppetry.

Jun
19
Thu
Loops and Variations @ Jay Pritzker Pavillion
Jun 19 @ 6:30 PM
Jun
25
Wed
Still in Motion
Jun 25 @ 1:01 AM

Nico Muhly: Doublespeak (2012) for sextet 9′
Richard Reed Parry: Duet for Heart and Breath 5′
Tom Johnson/Ligeti, arranged by Kaplan and Munro: Counting Duets/Etudes 25′ (mvmts above)
-intermission-
Bryce Dessner: Murder Ballades
1. Omie Wise—Young Emily
2. Dark Holler
3. Wave the Sea—Brushy Fork
4. Pretty Polly—Tears for Sister Polly”
Andy Akiho: erase for sextet (2011) 11′