Contempo

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Matthew Duvall and 99 guest artists perform on April 23, 2017, for Contempo in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art


Dedicated exclusively to the performance of contemporary classical music, Contempo is one of the oldest and most successful professional new music groups in the nation. Now in its 52nd season, Contempo continues as the vanguard of adventurous new works and cutting-edge programs. Under the direction of Artistic Director Marta Ptaszynska, Contempo introduces audiences to the bold visions of today’s most innovative composers. Its four-concert season presents an instrumental theater concert, music of women composers, the US premiere of a work for 100 percussionists, and the Tomorrow’s Music Today concert, featuring works written by UChicago doctoral candidates in composition. Contempo is presented by The University of Chicago Presents.

You can visit Contempo's website to see their schedule of upcoming performances.