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Fulcrum Point New Music Project / Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra / Civic Orchestra of Chicago

  • Harris Theater 205 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL, 60601 United States (map)

Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Stephen Burns, conductor

Alex Mincek: Pendulum II: Yap, Yaw, Yawp (Midwest Premiere)
Elizabeth Ogonek: Ringing the Quiet (U.S. Premiere)
Mischa Zupko: Fahrenheit (Chicago Premiere)

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra
Allen Tinkham, conductor

Jonathan Newman: Blow It Up, Start Again
Eric Malmquist: Prairie Music (World Premiere)

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Erina Yashima, conductor

Mason Bates: Desert Transport

Inspired by science, poetry, and passion, Fulcrum Point premieres three works for chamber orchestra by Chicago’s newest emerging composers Alex Mincek and Elizabeth Ogonek. Piano virtuoso Winston Choi is featured in Mischa Zupko’s fiery concerto Fahrenheit. The best of Chicago’s young orchestral musicians conclude the program with sonic landscapes that explode expectations, including new works by Mason Bates, Eric Malmquist, and Jonathan Newman featuring the funky rhythms of dubstep and electronica. 

Sponsored by Cynthia Mead Sargent

Admission: $20 General / $10 Students
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Earlier Event: October 5
Meet the Artists
Later Event: October 6
Joey Brink Solo Carillon Concert