We've developed a deep appreciation for the new-music advocacy happening at Bowling Green State University and are buzzing with anticipation at headlining the 2016 New Music Festival! We'll be taking Dai Fujikura's String Quartet No. 1 "Another Place" out for a spin (Dai will be at the show!) alongside commissions from CSO composer-in-residence Samuel Adams (Quartet Movement), George Lewis (String Quartet No. 1 "Experiments in Living"), and BGSU's own Mikel Kuehn (String Quartet No. 1 "If on a winter's night...").
PianoFest is the long-running keyboard spectacular at Roosevelt University, and we’re teaming up with two of our favorite pianists in Chicago for a characteristically new-old Spektral program. (Read more)
PROGRAM Schumann - Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44 Anthony Cheung - Bagatelles
So this is the concert for you folks who missed our Ear Taxi show and have been weeping in a darkened bedroom ever since. If you haven’t had a chance to see a show at Northwestern University’s Galvin Hall, you are in for some serious acoustic gratification. It may very well be the best-sounding chamber music hall in the city, and the back of the stage is literally a window to the Chicago skyline. (Read more)