CCO + Chicago Latino Music Festival
October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Clarice Assad – Scattered
featuring Clarice Assad, voice and piano
Brazilian-American Clarice Assad is a Grammy nominated composer, pianist and vocalist of musical depth and ability. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “a serious triple threat”, Assad is a vibrant, highly prolific and commissioned composer. Carefully crafted colorful textures permeate her soulful and musical world, which embraces a wide variety of styles, including her own original concepts.
Elbio Barilari – Canyengue
Pablo Chin – In the Form of a Shell
featuring Dalia Chin, flute
Recent works by Chin draw inspiration from the narratives of film and literature, phonetic structures in text, and the use of idiosyncratic transcription methods that enable imaginative exploration of pre-existent musical sources.
Gustavo Leone – Una voz, un grito, un lamento
Raimundo Penaforte – New Work, world premiere
In collaboration with the Chicago Latino Music Festival, a program of the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, CCO presents five dynamic works by composers representing a broad range of style and sound. Featured are two concerto works, Scattered for solo piano and voice with orchestra written and performed by vocalist/pianist/composer, Clarice Assad and In the Form of a Shell for flute and orchestra by Pablo Chin, performed by CCO flutist, Dalia Chin. Gustavo Leone’s lush work for string orchestra, Una voz, un grito, un lamento, Elbio Barilari’s powerfully rhythmic Canyengue,and a world premiere by Raimundo Penaforte will be paired with these works.