Orchestras & Strings
Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble, University Chorale, and Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra
Donald Nally, conductor
Choral-orchestral works by three of today’s most creative compositional minds. George Benjamin brings extraordinary color to Caliban’s dream speech from The Tempest. Thomas Adès takes a dramatic look at an American cataclysm that could happen again. David Lang’s expansive elegy invites contemplation and reflection.
George Benjamin, Sometime Voices
Thomas Adès, America: A Prophecy
David Lang, the passing measures