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Music Mondays presents Brooklyn Rider and Nicholas Phan, tenor

Genre-bending string quartet Brooklyn Rider joins tenor Nicholas Phan (“one of the world’s most remarkable singers,” Boston Globe) for an evening of lyrical, transporting works for voice and string quartet. Works by English composers Thomas Campion and Rebecca Clarke accompany Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” Quartet and the New York Premiere of Stranger, a new […]

Cassiopeia Winds 2021 Tour

Cassiopeia Winds is a group of five exceptional musicians whose sheer joy in performing together is contagious, bringing a real sense of excitement and fun to their music making. Formed in 2010, Irish chamber wind ensemble Cassiopeia Winds performances are marked by vivacity, panache and a dedication to the exploration of fine sound worlds. Though […]

Exponential Ensemble

The Exponential Ensemble is a mixed chamber music ensemble made up of skilled performers and experienced teaching artists. They perform classic masterworks alongside contemporary masterpieces, expanding your musical horizon. Bring your lawn chair, and join for this outdoor event! PROGRAM: Matyas SEIBER  /  Novelty Foxtrot Eugene BOZZA  /  Trois pièces pour une musique de Nuit Valerie COLEMAN (a […]

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Andreas Conducts Brahms 1

Music Director Andreas Delfs opens the program with Richard Wagner’s Dawn & Siegfried’s Rhine Journey. Jennifer Higdon’s (a BandQuest and ChoralQuest composer) award-winning Violin Concerto, praised as “an attractive, colourful work, scored most imaginatively and with great finesse” (Gramophone), features soloist Benjamin Beilman. Despite taking the composer over a decade to complete, Johann Brahms’s First Symphony was worth […]

Louise Toppin in Recital

Coloratura soprano Louise Toppin performs a recital of art songs and spirituals of the African Diaspora featuring works by women composers such as Margaret Bonds, Harriette Davison and Rosephanye Powell; and a world premiere song cycle, "For Terry," by Maria Corley. Also included in the program are compositions by the celebrated composer Adolphus Hailstork (a BandQuest composer). […]

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ReMembering: Singing Water

ReMembering: Singing Water is an original choral film that explores Minnesota as a place of both home and exile for immigrants, LGBTQ people, and Indigenous people. Interconnected stories are brought to life through choral music, spoken word, animation, and life size puppets. ReMembering is a collaboration with water protector Sharon Day; puppeteer Sandy Spieler; singer-songwriter Sara Thomsen; and features performances […]

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Premier of The Garden Sept. 24th-26th, 2021

Premier of Open Flame Theatre's THE GARDEN - an original queer, surrealist opera. After the initial postponement of Open Flame Theatre's 2020 premiere at the Southern, they will be premiering THE GARDEN at Philadelphia Community Farm from Friday, September 24, 2021 to Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 7 PM CT each night. Content warnings for […]

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Salastina: Main Series Concert No. 1 – Transfiguration

Salastina's season-opener centers around themes of transcendence, renewal, sublimation, and growth. They will play the music of four guest composers who dropped into the group’s virtual series — Michi and Paul Wiancko, Kenji Bunch (an innova artist), and Judd Greenstein (a ChoralQuest composer)— along with a chamber classic, Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht. These in-person performances will […]

loadbang: Plays Well With Others Release Event

The acclaimed ensemble loadbang celebrates the release of “Plays Well With Others”, a New Focus Recordings project, with a live concert featuring members Jeffrey Gavett (baritone voice), Andrew Kozar (trumpet), William Lang (trombone) and Adrián Sandí (clarinet). The program will include works by composers Eve Beglarian, Taylor Brook, Reiko Füting, Paula Matthusen, Heather Stebbins, and […]

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SONGS FROM LETTERS

Chicago Fringe Opera presents a spotlight series concert as part of the Ear Taxi Festival featuring song cycles of Gwyneth Walker, Libby Larsen (ACF's co-founder and a BandQuest composer), and Dominick Argento. This unique collaboration features singers Jennifer Schuler, Bridget Skaggs, and David Govertsen, with pianist Mark Bilyeu. Stage direction by CFO Artistic Director George […]

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SONGS FROM LETTERS

Chicago Fringe Opera presents a spotlight series concert as part of the Ear Taxi Festival featuring song cycles of Gwyneth Walker, Libby Larsen (ACF's co-founder and a BandQuest composer), and Dominick Argento. This unique collaboration features singers Jennifer Schuler, Bridget Skaggs, and David Govertsen, with pianist Mark Bilyeu. Stage direction by CFO Artistic Director George […]

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Andreas Conducts Brahms 1

Music Director Andreas Delfs opens the program with Richard Wagner’s Dawn & Siegfried’s Rhine Journey. Jennifer Higdon’s (a BandQuest and ChoralQuest composer) award-winning Violin Concerto, praised as “an attractive, colourful work, scored most imaginatively and with great finesse” (Gramophone), features soloist Benjamin Beilman. Despite taking the composer over a decade to complete, Johann Brahms’s First Symphony was worth […]