Event Year: 2013

Ten x Ten Record Release

We teamed up with Homeroom and Spudnik Press for their third Ten x Ten project partnering musicians with visual artists to create collaborative multi-media works.  This time ten ACM composer members will partner with ten printmakers to jointly create the pieces. The music, written for ACM’s Palomar ensemble, was recorded in August of 2013 and… Read more »

Acoustic Resonances

The culmination of our summer long collaboration with intrepid composer Ben Vida, Acoustic Resonances features his new piece Liminal Bends, a stunning merger of acoustic instruments and pre-recorded electronic sounds. Astonishingly inventive works by Varese, Davidovsky, Kreiger and Chicagoan Randall West round out the program. DETAILS October 16, 2013 Architectural Artifacts 7:30 PM 4325 North… Read more »

1001 Afternoons in Chicago

In 2013 we partnered with one of Chicago’s most renowned storefront theater companies, Strawdog Theater, to adapt several stories by legendary Chicago journalist Ben Hecht into a radio play for live music and voices. Little did we know at the time how far this project would go!  Since the premiere at Architectural Artifacts we’ve recorded… Read more »

Light Games

An evening featuring our violin virtuoso Jeff Yang in several transcendent but highly demanding new works including Wolfgang Rihm‘s gorgeous Lichtes Spiel or Light Games.  Other works to be performed range from soul-searching and starkly beautiful, to the upbeat bluegrass-infused joyous melodies of Evan Chambers and Vivian Fung. This concert also features the World Premiere… Read more »