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BCE + CME present a David Lang world premiere: a house

  • Northwestern University - Galvin Recital Hall 70 Arts Circle Drive Evanston, IL, 60208 United States (map)

Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble -  Donald Nally, conductor

Contemporary Music Ensemble -  Alan Pierson & Benjamin Bolter, conductor

Two Bienen School ensembles come together for an all-Lang program featuring a new composition by the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner: a half-hour unaccompanied work, conducted by Donald Nally, commissioned by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble to celebrate the opening of the new Ryan Center for the Musical Arts. The program also includes Lang’s beautiful setting of text from the Book of Ruth, where you go, as well as the chamber orchestral works Increase and Forced March, conducted by Alan Pierson.

3 p.m. Meet the Composer event in the David and Carol McClintock Choral and Recital Room

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.