U. of C. Presents announces 2018-19 classical series

Chicago Tribune

By John von Rhein

A new university-centered contemporary music series, a new world music series and the return of the Takacs and the Pacifica string quartets highlight the 75th anniversary University of Chicago Presents concert season in 2018-19.

The recently launched Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition, directed by Chicago composer Augusta Read Thomas, will produce a new series of concerts that is to include 40 world premieres, 14 of them given in partnership with U. of C. Presents, by faculty, student and guest composers.

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