In its second performance of the year, the UChicago New Music Ensemble presents a program of new and canonical works for the unique instrumentation of the pierrot ensemble. The program centers selections from Arnold Schoenberg's seminal Pierrot Lunaire with Anne-Monique Pace as soloist, and also features contemporary works by University of Chicago faculty and graduate students. The program closes with a performance of Brittany J. Green's graphic score Intersections.
Pierrot Lunaire for soprano and pierrot quintet (selections) – Arnold Schoenberg
Five in One for pierrot quintet – Ania Vu (UChicago post-doctoral composer)
A Small Departure for viola and piano – Benjamin Martin (UChicago graduate student)
prisms and mirrors for pierrot sextet – Paul Novak (UChicago graduate student)
Intersections for open instrumentation – Brittany J. Green
Free admission. No tickets required.