Event Year: 2006

Eastern Expressions

We kicked off our 2006-2007 concert season with Eastern Expressions, the culmination of our first-ever Composer Alive collaboration with an international composer, in this case Beijing composer Xiaogang Ye. We had the very good fortune to start this project at the same time as Yo-Yo Ma was starting a project called Silk Road Chicago and… Read more »

Composer Alive: Xiaogang Ye

Xiaogang Ye was the first ever Composer Alive way back in 2006.  He wrote a piece for us called Datura in four installments and emailed each installment to us as he composed it. Our Palomar Ensemble rehearsed, performed and recorded each installment in front of a live audience at the Chicago Cultural Center and we… Read more »