Category: CCO

Chicago Composers Orchestra Amidst Lush Plantlife

Like a hothouse for growing composers, the Chicago Composers Orchestra gives orchestral composers a rare opportunity to have their works performed, all while exposing audiences to new works—in short, filling a void in the Chicago music scene. On Wednesday, the 40-some-odd-person group ventured to the west side to perform 5 world premieres at the Garfield... Read more »

rvw: Chicago Composers Orchestra - Jan '11

While Chicago can boast many fledgling and established new music ensembles, it has, to my knowledge, only one new music orchestra—The Chicago Composers Orchestra–which presented its 2nd concert of its nascent existence Friday night.  In about an hour of music, the four-piece program presented the audience with a wide range of  contemporary styles techniques without... Read more »