The Chicago Ensemble: 43rd Season, Program II

Lecture Series

Sunday, January 19, 2020

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Assembly Hall

Join International House in welcoming The Chicago Ensemble for its 43rd season of eclectic classical chamber music performances, featuring Gerald Rizzer, Artistic Director/Piano, and leading Chicago artists. Every concert offers a wide-ranging program of beloved masterworks, rarely heard gems, and contemporary works by composers from around the world. Enjoy an intimate setting, complimentary reception, and informal spoken program notes that provide the perfect chamber music experience. A reception with the artists will precede the concert at 2:30pm.

Tickets: $30 General Admission; $10 for students with valid ID

Program II: Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano

Sunday, January 19, 2019, 3:00 pm, International House

Alexander Timofeev
Phoenix
For clarinet and piano
Winner: “Discover America IX” competition

Robert Cohen
Song cycle: Parable
For soprano and piano
Winner: “Discover America IX” competition

Leonard Bernstein
Sonata (1942)
For clarinet and piano

Samuel Barber
Knoxville: Summer of 1915
op. 24 (1947)
For soprano and piano

Michael Schelle
Chords that Rhyme with your Eyes
For clarinet and piano
Winner: “Discover America IX” competition

Jack Gottlieb
Downtown Blues for Uptown Halls (1977)
For soprano, clarinet, and piano

This program is presented by International House Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series and The Chicago Ensemble.