Christopher Cerrone: The Pieces That Fall To Earth

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Catalog: NWAM117

Maroney, Kate; Cruz, Tomas; Wild Up; McCargar, Thomas; Brailey, Sarah; Hughes, Mellissa; Rountree, Christopher; Bagg, Eliza; Kesselman, Lindsay; Hrycelak, Steve; Fuchs, Andrew; Bleckmann, Theo

Christopher Cerrone is internationally acclaimed for compositions characterized by a subtle handling of timbre and resonance, a deep literary fluency, and a flair for multimedia collaborations. In the 2018–19 season, Cerrone writes a major new orchestral work with electronics for the LA Phil, led by Roderick Cox. Other commissions include a new sextet co-commissioned by Latitude 49, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and Sentieri selvaggi; and a new concerto for Third Coast Percussion, co-commissioned by the Civic Orchestra of the Chicago Symphony and the Britt Festival. Cerrone also orchestrates his opera All Wounds Bleed for Chicago Fringe Opera, curates a series, “Reiterations,” for the Metropolis Ensemble, holds residencies at Chatterbird and Baylor University, and was the 2018 Conducting/Composition Fellow at the Britt Festival. Christopher Cerrone holds degrees from the Yale School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. He is published by Schott NY and Project Schott New York and will join the composition faculty of the Peabody Conservatory for 2019–2020.

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