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Meet the Music Makers: Melissa Aldana

April 5, 2020

Chilean saxophonist and composer Melissa Aldana talks with UChicago Presents about the origins of and inspiration for her newest suite titled Visions for Frida Kahlo.

Meet the Music Makers: Musicians from Marlboro

February 24, 2020

Soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon, violinist Robyn Bollinger, and flutist Francesco Camuglia sit down with UChicago Presents to discuss their experience performing with Musicians from Marlboro.

Meet the Music Makers: Shunske Sato

February 3, 2020

Shunkse Sato, concertmaster of Concerto Köln, sits down with UChicago Presents to discuss period performance and playing with the self-governed ensemble.

Meet the Music Makers: Aaron Diehl

January 20, 2020

Pianist, composer, and bandleader Aaron Diehl discusses his dual affinity for classical and jazz and his fascination with the repertoire of The Modern Jazz Quartet.

Meet the Music Makers: Austin Wulliman

January 16, 2020

Austin Wulliman, violinist in the JACK Quartet and former violinist of the Chicago-based Spektral Quartet, discusses playing the music of Georg Friedrich Haas and performing in the dark.

Meet the Music Makers: Rachel Podger

December 19, 2019

Baroque violin master Rachel Podger discusses the music of Bach and Bieber and her journey to her instrument in conversation with UChicago Presents.

Meet the Music Makers: Kris Davis

November 7, 2019

UChicago Presents sat down with pianist Kris Davis to discuss her approach to improvisation, her collaboration with Craig Taborn, and more.

Video: Tenebrae – Path of Miracles and Footsteps

October 30, 2019

Joby Talbot’s ‘Path of Miracles’ was the first major work commissioned by the award-winning professional vocal ensemble, Tenebrae, in 2005, and having received high acclaim ("an evocative odyssey" - The Times) returns in 2017 for an extensive UK tour. To accompany its revival, Tenebrae has commissioned a unique new choral work by Owain Park, ‘Footsteps’, which allows Tenebrae to perform alongside choirs of all abilities and marks Tenebrae’s fifteenth-anniversary season.
 

Meet the Music Makers: Fretwork

October 10, 2019

Richard Boothby, founder and artistic director of the award-winning viol consort Fretwork, discusses the ensemble and its collaboration with countertenor Iestyn Davies with UChicago Presents.