Jeff Scott - Startin’ Sumthin’
Civic Orchestra of Chicago - Highlights • 5m 40s
Members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago perform Jeff Scott’s Startin’ Sumthin’, an ingenious reimagining of ragtime music scored for woodwind quintet.
The 2020/21 Civic Orchestra of Chicago season is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.
Major funding for the Civic Orchestra Fellowship Program is provided by The Julian Family Foundation.
The Negaunee Music Institute is endowed by a generous gift from The Negaunee Foundation.
Up Next in Civic Orchestra of Chicago - Highlights
Hensel - String Quartet in E-flat Major
String Quartet in E-flat Major highlights Fanny Hensel’s (née Mendelssohn) raw and exploratory approach to the string quartet, a distinct departure from the composition style traditional of the time. Her musical genius demonstrated here was severely undervalued during her lifetime, with no record...
Martinů - Piano Quintet No. 2
Members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago perform Martinů’s mysterious and thoughtful Piano Quintet No. 2. Composed in 1944, this work displays the tension and uneasiness Martinů felt before emigrating to the United States in 1941 to avoid the German invasion of France.
Andy Akiho - LIgNEouS 1
LIgNEouS, meaning “made, consisting of, or resembling wood”, titles this energetic and percussive piece for marimba and string quartet by Andy Akiho, performed by members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
The 2020/21 Civic Orchestra of Chicago season is genero...