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PRIOR PRESS RELEASES


2015-2016 Season

Chicago Composers Orchestra Concludes Sixth Season with First Full Length Choral Collaboration with The Wicker Park Choral Singers Featuring a World Premiere by Chicago-based Composer Eric Malmquist and Works by David Lang and Julia Wolfe.
CHICAGO (May 13, 2016) PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Presents a Performance of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Symphony No. 1 Along with Works of Local Composers Anthony Cheung and Ryan Ingebritsen, and a Tribute in Memoriam to Pierre Boulez .
CHICAGO (March 5, 2016) PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra opens Season With Special Guests Grant Wallace Band and Welcomes New Music Director Allen Tinkham in His Inaugural Performance as Music Director on October 25.
CHICAGO (October 25, 2015) PRESS RELEASE


2014-2015 Season

Chicago Composers Orchestra Concludes Its Fifth Season with a Fond Farewell to Founding Music Director Matthew Kaspar Who Will Lead Performances of Three World Premieres and Arvo Pärt’s Symphony No. 4.
CHICAGO (May 22, 2015) PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Presents an Exciting New Collaboration with Tsukasa Taiko: New Works by West, Lyle.  Improvisation and Inspiration from Bach also Featured.
CHICAGO (February 13, 2015) PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Opens Its Fifth Season with an Evening of Premiere Performances: The World Premiere of Oracle Hysterical & Opera Cabalʼs Hecuba, The Midwest Premiere of Chen’s Lullabies, and the First Live Performance of Axelrod’s Brandenburg Fantasias
CHICAGO (November 6, 2014) PRESS RELEASE


2013-2014 Season

Chicago Composers Orchestra Concludes Their Fourth Season with Deep Listening, a Program Featuring All Contemporary Female Composers: Pauline Oliveros, Olivia Block, Nicole Mitchell, and Marita Bolles.
CHICAGO (May 10, 2014) PRESS RELEASE

Third Annual “Amidst Lush Plantlife” at Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory to Feature Works by John Luther Adams and Gabriel Prokofiev. Also, the World Premiere of Open Arms by Kyong Mee Choi, and Music of James Falzone, and Edward Smaldone.
CHICAGO (January 19, 2014) PRESS RELEASE

Wellspring by David Vayo Headlines Chicago Composers Orchestra Fourth Season Opening Concert. Also Featured, A World Premiere by Rob Deemer, and Works by Ian Dicke, Paul Kerekes.
CHICAGO (October 12, 2013) PRESS RELEASE


2012-2013 Season

Chicago Composers Orchestra Presents ‘Made  in Chicago’ Concert on May 30, Dedicated Entirely to World Premiere Pieces from Premier Chicago Composers
CHICAGO (May 30, 2013) PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Presents FREE Garfield Park Conservatory Concert ‘Amidst Lush Plantlife,’ Featuring Composer Lawrence Axelrod and Clarinetist J. Lawrie Bloom
CHICAGO (January 09, 2013) PRESS RELEASE

“Popular Influence,” Chicago Composers Orchestra’s Third Season Kickoff Concert, To Feature Stacy Garrop’s Thunderwalker
CHICAGO (September 22, 2012)  PRESS RELEASE


2011-2012 Season

North American Premiere of Chen Yi’s ‘Xian Shi’ Viola Concerto Highlights Final Concert of Chicago Composers Orchestra’s Second Season
CHICAGO (June 01, 2012) PRESS RELEASE

Midwest Premiere of Gabriel Prokofiev’s Bass Drum Concerto Featuring Joby Burgess Highlights Chicago Composers Orchestra Winter Concert 
CHICAGO (February 21, 2012)  PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Kicks Off Second Season with Genre-Crossing Concert in Garfield Park Featuring Premiere and Performance by
Nicole Mitchell

CHICAGO (December 07, 2011)  PRESS RELEASE


2010-2011 Season

Chicago Composers Orchestra Inaugural Season Culminates With Spring Concert, Featuring Entirely Chicago-based Composers
CHICAGO (June 11, 2011)  PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Inaugural Season Continues with Winter Concert, Featuring Rome Prize-Winning Composer
CHICAGO (January 07, 2011) PRESS RELEASE

Chicago Composers Orchestra Debuts, Showcasing New Works By Emerging Chicago Composers
CHICAGO (August 19, 2010) PRESS RELEASE

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