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Take a trip to the Caribbean with NIU’s steel drum ensemble. Fall in love with the stunning athleticism of Chicago’s own Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre. Experience two (!) world premiere works. All without leaving (the edge of) your seat.
That’s a trademark Chicago Sinfonietta concert experience! Buckle up. Be adventurous.
For the 2017/18 Season, Chicago Sinfonietta has commissioned works by four diverse women composers to premiere during the season and be recorded and released as the orchestra’s 16th album in 2019.
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17/18 ABOUT THIS CONCERT
Mei-Ann ChenGUEST ARTISTS:
Faye Seeman, harp
Liam Teague, Steel Drum
Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre
NIU Steelband, steel drum ensemble directed by Liam Teague
Montgomery Coincident Dances* ◊
Mozart Rondo alla Turca (Turkish March)
Seeman Fayed to Blue
Lord Kitchener Pan in A-minor
Assad Sin Fronteras* ◊
Smetana Má vlast (My Homeland)I. Vyšehrad (The High Castle)
II. Vltava (The Moldau)
* World premiere
◊ Part of Chicago Sinfonietta’s Project W: Commissions by Women Composers
Join us pre-show and during intermission for BRIDGE
Celebrate 30 years of trademark performances! Explore the sounds and sights of this exciting program by taking your adventure out of the hall. Move with the rhythm and learn to play the steel drum and harp with students from Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Steel Orchestras and The People’s Music School.
BRIDGE takes place in the Wentz Lobby and in Grainger Ballroom at Symphony Center.
Visit our digital guide for Trademark to learn more about the artists and music featured in this program.