Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Chorus, led by chorus director Duain Wolfe, drop into MusicNOW for Mason Bates’ Sirens, which visits various siren songs from around the world. Anna Clyne’s ecstatic Rapture and Irene Buckley’s Rotation of the earth offer captivating electronic sounds, while Gabriela Lena Frank’s Tres Homenajes brings Latin-tinged virtuosity.
Pre/postconcert electronic music courtesy of Justin Reed from illmeasures Chicago featuring Lilianna Wosko on Cello.
Mason Bates Sirens
Gabriela Lena Frank Tres Homenajes:
Irene Buckley Rotation of the earth
Anna Clyne Rapture
Sean Shepherd Lumens