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.

Video: Fred Hersch and Julian Lage - Free Flying

October 1, 2019

Guitarist Julian Lage and pianist Fred Hersch open the Jazz at the Logan series on October 18. Catch a preview of their performance with this 2016 recording of "Free Flying" from Live at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Wu Man – Silk Road Ensemble

September 13, 2019

World renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man discusses how she learned to play the ancient Chinese lute and her role as a musician navigating between cultures.