Posts by Christopher Cerrone
The Air Suspended EP, out now!
Hi Friends, Please forgive the second newsletter in two weeks (I try not to make a habit of it), but I want to alert you that my new EP, The Air Suspended, is out today on New Focus Recordings. You can buy or stream it from your favorite platform here, but I encourage you to buy a download or limited edition…Read More
“In A Grove” Midwestern Premiere Tonight, and More
Hi Friends, I’m writing to let you know that Northwestern University Opera Theatre will give the Midwestern Premiere of In A Grove tonight and through this weekend, in a new production directed by Joachim Schamberger and conducted by Alan Pierson. There are four performances from November 17-20, in case you’re in the Chicago area. I’ve had a wonderful…Read More
“A Body, Moving” video premiere
I’m so lucky and pleased to share this amazing performance by the Cincinnati Symphony, Louis Langree, and soloists Robert Sullivan and Chris Olka. The performance was one of the highlights of the last few years. You can learn more about the piece here.Read More
Liminal Highway — The Sax Video!
The absolutely amazing Julian Velasco has partnered with Nick Zoulek to make this stunning video of the sax version of Liminal Highway. I strongly recommend you check it out!Read More
The year ahead — world premieres, In a Grove midwest production, and more
Hi Friends, Hope you’re staying safe and well. I’m really excited to let you know about some of the upcoming premieres and performances in the year ahead: This week, the remarkable Omega Ensemble gives the Australian premiere of Nervous Systems, a new clarinet quintet jointly commissioned by Omega alongside the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, Third Angle New Music, and Chatter.…Read More
Liminal Highway, saxophone edition
I’m tremendously excited to announce a new version of Liminal Highway for saxophone, premiered by the amazing Chicago-based saxophonist, Julian Velasco. It was incredibly fun to arrange this piece for sax (and harmonicas! and beer bottles!) and it’s out now on Cedille Records. It’s available from all of the major platforms. The score and electronics…Read More
Rave Reviews for “In A Grove” at Pittsburgh Opera
Hello friends! Just popping in here to say that the reaction to In a Grove has been wildly more positive than I could have imagined. So far it’s been called “brilliant,” (Classical Voice America) “outstanding,” (Pittsburgh Post Gazette) “alluring,” (WSJ) “world-class,” (onStage Pittsburgh), and “a revelation” (Pittsburgh Quarterly). Most importantly, the audiences have taken to it…Read More
The year ahead
Hello friends, I hope you have weathered the recent storms (literal and emotional) and past year. There’s a lot of exciting projects I’m looking forward to sharing with you this year and releasing all these “quarantine” compositions that are eager to escape my apartment. A few of my new works include two cello works: Exhalation…Read More
New York Times Profile and new “Hoyt” video
So thrilled to share this profile done by Seth Colter Walls of the New York Times. He really gets my work and it’s reviewed in a very in-depth fashion. And if that ain’t enough good news for one day, Timo Andres has done an amazing new video and performance of Hoyt–Schermerhorn. Check it out!Read More
The Arching Path out now!
Dear Friends, A quick note to say my new album, The Arching Path, is now available everywhere from In a Circle Records. Featuring close collaborators Timo Andres, Lindsay Kesselman, Ian Rosenbaum, and Mingzhe Wang, and produced by Mike Tierney, it’s an electro-acoustic, piano-driven record that features some of my favorite recent chamber pieces. You can buy or stream the record from your favorite outlet here, or…Read More