My Awarded Projects
INVISIBLE CITIES: FIRST COMMERCIAL RECORDING
A studio recording of Christopher Cerrone's Invisible Cities, produced and released by The Industry Records.Created By: Christopher Cerrone
BEAUFORT SCALES: a new work by Christopher Cerrone
Inspired by a poetic table of wind measurements from the 19th century, a cautionary tale tracing a trajectory from placidity to calamity.Created By: Lorelei Ensemble
Kaleidoscope will commission 20 American composers for premieres in 2020.Created By: Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra
Sleeping Giant Collective and the Albany Symphony
The Albany Symphony has teams up with composer collective Sleeping Giant.Created By: Albany Symphony
Chicago Fringe Opera and Latitude 49 present an exploration on love, grief, and sense of self with new music by Christopher CerroneCreated By: Latitude 49
A multimedia recording project featuring 5 recent commissions for percussion.Created By: Ian David Rosenbaum
Christopher CerroneBrooklyn, 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
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
The Pieces that Fall to Earth
Excerpt from The Pieces that Fall to Earth
performed by Lindsay Kesselman and Wild up
Christopher Rountree, conductor