Tickets are now on sale for the May 1 concert, featuring a piece by Chicago composer Stacy Garrop and music by three American composers: Bernard Herrmann, Peter Schickele and Aaron Copland. Early Bird tickets are only $20 through April 1. Get yours today!
Stacy Garrop — Little Bits
Peter Schickele — Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
Bernard Herrmann — Souvenirs de Voyage
Aaron Copland — Sextet
Works by living composers are important to us, as well as compositions by American composers. This spring, we will bring to you “Little Bits,” a piece written in 2000 by Chicago composer Stacy Garrop, who is an associate professor of composition at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Garrop will join us at the event and participate in a post-concert Q&A with the Artists.
We will also present three other American composers: Bernard Herrmann, most famous for his film music, including the theme for Psycho; Peter Schickele, best-known as his comedic alter-ego P.D.Q. Bach, who does parodies of the great composers; and Aaron Copland, one of the most quintessentially American composers of all. These pieces will also feature guest violinist Kozue Funakoshi and violist Wei-Ting Kuo.
Attendees are also invited to enjoy refreshments and mingle with our Artists at a post-concert reception.
Ticket buyers may also take advantage of a special offer at Santorini Restaurant. Show your concert ticket and receive a free glass of wine and dessert with your dinner. Reservations are necessary and can be made by calling 312.829.8820 or by visiting www.santorinichicago.com.
Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall at Merit School of Music - 38 South Peoria Street, Chicago, IL 60607
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