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Nick Photinos with Doug Perkins & Yasuko Oura

  • Constellation Chicago 3111 North Western Avenue Chicago, IL, 60618 United States (map)

$15 18+


Join cellist Nick Photinos, best known as the founding cellist of the four-time Grammy winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird, as he performs music from his first solo album, Petits Artéfacts, out 8/25 on the New Amsterdam label. The show features never-before-recorded music from the album from some of the most acclaimed names in new music — David Lang, Andrew Norman, Bryce Dessner, David T. Little — but also a newer generation of groundbreaking composers like Angélica Negrón, Florent Ghys, Molly Joyce, and Pascal Le Boeuf, who are quickly gaining notoriety as well. Nick is joined by Doug Perkins, declared a “percussion virtuoso ” by the New York Times and who is the album's producer and percussionist, as well as noted collaborative pianist Yasuko Oura, who serves on Northwestern faculty. 

“...A commanding soloist”