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CHAI Collaborative Ensemble: Folk Songs & Object Songs

  • Atlas Arts Media 1806 West Cuyler Avenue, Unit 3G Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)
Soprano and oboist Laura Perkett

Soprano and oboist Laura Perkett

CHAI Collaborative Ensemble (CCE) closes their 2018-19 season with a potpourri of works from the 20th and 21st centuries. This program, “Folk Songs and Object Songs”, features an arrangement of four Folk Songs by Alan Louis Smith, for soprano, viola, and piano; Nico Muhly's Object Songs for soprano and chamber ensemble; Margaret Brouwer's Trio for violin, clarinet, and piano; and Paul Hindemith's Sonata for trumpet and piano.

Since its inception in 2015, the members of CCE have dedicated themselves to honoring history, advocating for new works, and engaging with communities through performances of mixed vocal and instrumental chamber music. Through thier programming and artistic collaborations with community organizations, CCE seeks to create a space for camaraderie and courageous conversations. CCE’s core values are excellence and integrity, both on and off stage: they stand for community, collaboration, and inclusion.

The Artists:

Bridget Callahan Andes, viola
Tess Coffey, trumpet
Laura Perkett, soprano
Andrew Rosenblum, piano
Danielle Simandl, violin
Daniel Williams, clarinet