Meet the Music Makers: Duo Tal & Groethuysen
In conversation with Duo Tal & Groethuysen, UChicago Presents dives into the repertoire for two pianos
Meet the Music Makers: Nigel Short, Tenebrae
In conversation with UChicago Presents, conductor Nigel Short discusses the origin of his ensemble and its signature commission, Path of Miracles.
Meet the Music Makers: Kris Davis
UChicago Presents sat down with pianist Kris Davis to discuss her approach to improvisation, her collaboration with Craig Taborn, and more.
Video: Craig Taborn and Kris Davis on the Millennium Stage
Specially selected by Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran, jazz pianists Kris Davis and Craig Taborn together present an evening of original compositions and improvisations.
Video: Tenebrae – Path of Miracles and Footsteps
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: vision string quartet
Daniel Stoll, violinist in the Berlin-based vision string quartet, sits down with UChicago Presents to discuss playing with the ensemble.
Meet the Music Makers: Fretwork
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.
Meet the Music Makers: Christian Gerhaher, baritone
In conversation with baritone Christian Gerhaher: "Certainly, [Gerold] has been my best friend for a very long time – I would say he's like my second brother."
Video: Fred Hersch and Julian Lage - Free Flying
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
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.
Meet the Music Makers: Tomo Keller, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
In conversation with Tomo Keller, concertmaster of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. "It’s pure love. That piece is just love and joy, and it’s light and it’s bright."