Latitude 49’s percussionist Chris Sies makes his Chicago solo debut with a dynamic program of works for solo percussion from its beginnings to its golden age of now. The program will feature Karlheinz Stockhausen’s seminal work Zyklus No.9 for One Percussionist, Chris Cerrone’s new classic Memory Palace as well as a brand new work by powerhouse bassist/improvisor, Ben Willis entitled “moved by ambition, but also by an obscure loyalty”.
Chris Sies - solo percussion
“ [Cerrone’s ‘Memory Palace’] played with virtuoso flair by Chris Sies” - Detroit Free Press
SETH PARKER WOODS
International cello soloist and chamber musician Seth Parker Woods proudly makes his Chicago solo debut with his latest solo project Asinglewordisnotenough, which is inspired by the oeuvre of musique concrète founder, Pierre Schaeffer. The evening’s performance will feature the Chicago premiere of new works commissioned by Woods for solo cello and interactive electronics by composers George E. Lewis, Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, and Chicago native Edward Hamel.
Seth Parker Woods - solo cello
“[Seth Parker Woods] possesses mature artistry and willingness to go to the brink” - I Care If You Listen