- April 23 – Altered States – Movie Score Concert
- April 26 – Imagining Peace
- May 13 – Fulcrum Point Discoveries Series for young and emerging composers
Tuesday, June 11th, 5:15-6:15 PM
St James Cathedral, 65 E Huron
"Rush Hour Concerts provides the broadest access to great live music throughout Chicago in ways relevant to contemporary lifestyles that also nourish aesthetic appreciation and foster a sense of community. Rush Hour Concerts is committed to free arts programs for everyone."
Stephen Burns, trumpet, flugelhorn, and piccolo trumpet
David Schrader, organ
Music by Hovhaness, Bach, and the World Premiere of "Parables of Zion" by 2011 composer in residence Mischa Zupko
Friday, June 21st 4-4:20 PM
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th St.
- Mary Stolper, flute
- Kuang-Hao Huang, piano
- Aaron Jay Kernis – Air (1996)
- Joseph Schwantner – Black Anemones (1982)
- Kenji Bunch – Velocity (2006)
Expanding on its popular Movie Music programs, featuring live orchestration of film scene scores, Fulcrum Point is proud to present, with 75-pc orchestra, the complete film score and screening of Ken Russell’s 1980 science fiction classic, “Altered States,” scored by modern master John Corigliano as part of a special citywide 75th birthday celebration for the composer.
Corigliano, who was nominated for a Best Music, Original Score Academy Award™ for his work on “Altered States,” is expected to be in attendance for this special one-night-only event.
R-rated and 105 minutes.
This concert is presented in part thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts, Columbia College Chicago, the Elizabeth Cheney Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation Rental and Technical Subsidy Program at the Harris Theater.
Film duration is 1 hr. 42'
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April 26, 2013, 7 PM
Rockefeller Chapel at University of Chicago
We are honored to invite you to join us and other Chicago leaders in this first Imagining Peace Conference. We will be performing on Friday evening before the opening address by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the head of Shambhala. Join the Honorable Rahm Emanuel, and members of Cease Fire, the Chicago Urban League, Cure Violence, Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, La Casa Norte, and the University of Chicago for a weekend of music, theater, seminars, and discussions envisioning a world without youth violence.
May 13, 2013, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, 8th foor, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago
String quartets by Luke Gullickson and Patrick O'Malley
Performed by Rika Seko, Mathias Tacke, Claudia Lasareff-Mironoff, Mark Brandfonbrener, & Stephen Burns
Hear new works, participate in a discussion of their creation and development, listen to feedback from musicians and composer, and meet the artists sharing a glass of wine and cheese.