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MusicNow Series - George Benjamin Conductor and Composer

 18 April 2005 at 8:00 pm 

MusicNow Series - George Benjamin Conductor and Composer

Symphony Center, Chicago
161 Old Street London EC1V 9NG
United States

Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
George Benjamin, conductor
Amy Dissanayake, piano
Marilyn Nonken, piano
Taimur Sullivan, saxophone

World-renowned composer George Benjamin leads the Chicago Symphony’s MusicNOW ensemble in his own Three Inventions and in a piece dedicated to him by celebrated composer Wolfgang Rihm. Hear pianist Amy Dissanayake master Unsuk Chin’s technically-challenging Piano Etudes. Pulitzer prize-winner Milton Babbitt delivers his signature jazz sound in Whirled Series, featuring the saxophone and piano.

Wolfgang Rihm : Gedrängte Form
Unsuk Chin : Piano Etudes
Milton Babbitt : Whirled Series
George Benjamin : Three Inventions

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