Davee Media Library
“Chicago Connections,” the first video in the Bienen School's Black Composer Showcase series, focuses on two female African American composers with ties to Chicago: Northwestern alumna Margaret Bonds ’33, ’34 MMus and her mentor Florence
Discover how arts leaders are navigating concert hall and theater closures, galvanizing as a community to address social injustice, and preparing for a performing arts landscape that will look distinctly different after the pandemic.
Bienen School lecturer, soprano, and composer Patrice Michaels immortalized and humanized her mother-in-law, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in the song cycle The Long View: A Portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Nine Songs. Pritzker School
Hear how performing artists have remained resilient in the face of concert hall and theater closures, how they have galvanized as a community to address social injustice, and how they are preparing for a landscape that will look distinct
Bienen School of Music faculty members Stephen Alltop and Joachim Schamberger discuss the extraordinary challenge and opportunity of creating an entirely remote recording and filming of Monteverdi’s Orfeo.
Bienen School of Music faculty members share a heartfelt message with the Class of 2020.
Lecturer of Conducting and Ensembles Alan Pierson recommends an eclectic mix of rhythmic and introspective contemporary music by Bec Plexus, Emily Wells, and Ellen Arkbo.
Director of Choral Organizations Donald Nally recommends The Crossing's recently released recording of Michael Gordon's "Anonymous Man," in addition to the music of Arvo Pärt.