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Christopher Cerrone

Brooklyn, NY            

Christopher Cerrone (b. 1984) is internationally acclaimed for compositions characterized by a subtle handling of timbre and resonance, a deep literary fluency, and a flair for multimedia collaborations. 

Recent commissions include a violin concerto for Jennifer Koh and the Detroit Symphony, a percussion concerto for Third Coast Percussion, and three works for the LA Philharmonic. His new piano concerto for Shai Wosner, The Air Suspended, will be heard in six cities this season. His opera, Invisible Cities, based on Italo Calvino’s novel, was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize and his sophomore album, The Pieces That Fall to Earth, was released on New Amsterdam Records in July 2019 to critical acclaim and a GRAMMY nomination. He is also the winner of the 2015-2016 Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition.

Christopher Cerrone holds degrees from Yale and the Manhattan School of Music, is published by Schott NY, and joined the composition faculty of the Peabody Conservatory for 2019–2020. christophercerrone.com.

Invisible Cities, an opera for headphones

Ashley Faatoalia as Marco Polo; Delaram Kamareh and Ashley Knight as Woman 1 & 2.

Experience INVISIBLE CITIES and purchase the studio recording at www.InvisibleCitiesOpera.com!

The Industry and LA Dance Project present
INVISIBLE CITIES

Sound powered by Sennheiser

Music by Christopher Cerrone
Based on the novel by Italo Calvino

Directed by Yuval Sharon
Choreography by Danielle Agami
Conducted by Marc Lowenstein

Sound Produced, Mixed, Engineered, and Mastered by Nick Tipp
For The Industry Records’ Studio Recording

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The Pieces that Fall to Earth

Excerpt from The Pieces that Fall to Earth

performed by Lindsay Kesselman and Wild up
Christopher Rountree, conductor

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The Arching Path

for solo piano
performed by Vicky Chow

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