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UChicago Presents: Third Coast Percussion with Rachel Calloway

Friday, February 16, 2018
at 7:30 PM

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637


Event Information

Third Coast Percussion and mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway present three Ligeti works: the super virtuosic Continuum; a whimsical song cycle; and Poème Symphonique, the “spectacle” for 100 mechanical metronomes, produced here with UChicago students. In the Chicago premiere of “The Goldbeater’s Skin”, Pulitzer Prize-finalist Christopher Cerrone takes Ligeti’s work as a point of departure, creating beautiful, haunting melodies interspersed with dramatic, lightning fast rhythms that swirl around the room.

6:30 PM pre-concert lecture with Jennifer Iverson.

There will be a post-concert talkback on stage with Third Coast Percussion, poet G. C. Waldrep, composer Christopher Cerrone, and Steven Rings, discussing Waldrep’s work and his collaboration with Cerrone and TCP.

G. Ligeti: Poème Symphonique (for 100 metronomes)
G. Ligeti: Contiuum
G. Ligeti: Sippal, Dobbal, Nádihegedüvel (With Pipes, Drums, Fiddles)
Christopher Cerrone: The Goldbeater’s Skin (Chicago premiere)