George Benjamin and Oliver Knussen Tribute Concert

George Benjamin and Oliver Knussen

October 1, 2022 | 7:30PM
Logan Center Performance Hall

The Grossman Ensemble and guests including piano soloist Gilles Vonsattel take the stage under the baton of Stefan Asbury in a riveting performance of works by Oliver Knussen and Sir George Benjamin alongside the CCCC's first performance and Chicago premiere of a composition by founder and director Augusta Read Thomas. As part of the program, poet and novelist Rachel DeWoskin will read her poems "anthrosphere" and "arrhythmia," from her collection "absolute animal."

Oliver Knussen: Ophelia Dances, Book I
Augusta Read Thomas: Dance Mobile (in memoriam Oliver Knussen)
Sir George Benjamin: Shadowlines
Oliver Knussen: Songs Without Voices
George Benjamin: At First Light

Tickets: $20, students free with ID


This concert is made possible through the generous support of Emmanuel Roman, MBA ’87.

Presented by the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition as part of the University of Chicago Presents 2022/23 concert season.