2018-2019 Season

  • September 17

    I Will Learn to Love a Person

     in Allentown, PA

    Alexandra Porter will perform I will learn to love a person with Andrea Lodge, piano, at the Muhlenberg College’s Egner Chapel. More Info

  • September 18

    Liminal Highway

     in Berlin, Germany

    Flutist Lina Andonovska perform Liminal Highway at the BKA theater in Berlin. More Info

  • September 20

    Argus Quartet

     at Purdue

    The Argus Quartet performs Can’t and Won’t at Purdue in West Lafayette, IN. More Info

  • September 21

    I will learn to love a person

     in Windsor, ON

    Percussionist Nicholas Papador performs I will learn to love a person in his faculty recital. More Info

  • September 22

    High Windows

     in Santa Fe, NM

    Santa Fe Pro Musica performs High Windows at Lensic Performing Arts Center along with Haydn 92 and Mozarts 20th Piano Concerto. More Info

  • September 23

    High Windows

     in Santa Fe, NM

    Santa Fe Pro Musica performs High Windows at Lensic Performing Arts Center along with Haydn 92 and Mozarts 20th Piano Concerto. More Info

  • September 23

    The Industry

     in Los Angeles, CA

    At the Barnsdell Gallery Theatre, The Industry perform I will learn to love a person and selections from Invisible Cities as a part of their Benefit Concert. More Info

  • September 28

    Double Happiness

     at University of Southern Carolina

    The Living Earth Show, presented by Southern Exposure New Music Series, performs Double Happiness. More Info

  • October 13

    Argus Quartet

     in Highlands, NC

    The Argus Quartet performs “can’t and won’t” at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation. More Info

  • October 14

    Anthony Marwood

     at New World Center in Miami, Fl

    Violinist Anthony Marwood will perform Recovering with members of the New World Symphony at New World Center in Miami, Fl. More Info

  • October 15

    South Catalina

     in Philadelphia, PA

    The Temple University New Music Ensemble will perform South Catalina in the 7:30pm concert in Klein Recital Hall.

  • October 16

    Jennifer Koh

     in New Orleans, LA

    Jennifer Koh performs her Shared Madness program with “Shall I Project a World?” for solo violin at the UNO School of the Arts. More Info

  • October 25

    chatterbird

     in Nashville, TN

    Chatterbird presents Liminal Highway at the Ed Nash Studio as a culmination of Chris’s residency. More Info

  • October 26

    That night with the Green Sky

     in Omaha, NE

    Composer Ellen Reid, Curator of Opera Omaha’s 2019 ONE Festival, presents That night with the green sky, performed by the Holland Community Opera Fellows. More Info

  • October 30

    Timo Andrew

     in Williamstown, MA

    In his solo recital, Timo Andres performs Arching Path at Williams College. More Info

  • November 3

    Opera panel

     at Opera Learning Center, NYC

    Presented by Naomi Barrettara and Elspeth Davis, Chris will join as panelist in the discussion entitled “Opera in the New Millennium Part 2: Opera’s Future”. More Info

  • November 4

    I will learn to love a person

     in San Francisco, CA

    Jocelyn Zelasko performs pieces by Jordan Curcuruto, Fjóla Evans, Mayke Nas, Jennifer Higdon, and Griffin Candey culminating with Christopher Cerrone’s I will learn to love a person. More Info

  • November 8

    I will learn to love a person

     in Santa Monica, CA

    In its inaugural concert, SONARE presents an inspired new music program featuring artists Jordan Curcuruto (percussion), Chelsea Villanueva (clarinet), Phoebe Wu (piano), and Jocelyn Zelasko (voice) that explores empowerment within relationships. More Info

  • November 12

    Double Happiness

     in Tyler, TX

    The Sies/Parsons Duo perform Double Happiness at the Tyler Junior College in Tyler, TX More Info

  • November 14

    Memory Palace

     at TROMP

    Percussionist Hannah Weaver performs Memory Palace in her semi-final performace of the TROMP International Percussion Competition. More Info

  • November 15

    The Living Earth Show

     in San Francisco, CA

    The Living Earth Show presents American Music, featuring Double Happiness at the ODC Theater in San Francisco. More Info

  • November 15

    Double Happiness

     in Chicago, IL

    Explore an evening of electro-acoustic sonic landscapes of ambient music. A chill evening of hauntingly beautiful music by Grammy Award winning composers offering thought, reflection, introspection, and meditation at Gaslight Coffee Roasters. More Info

  • November 16

    New Work

     at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    The LA Phil will premiere The Insects Became Magnetic with conductor Roderick Cox. Program includes Poulenc’s Organ Concerto, featuring Cameron Carpenter and Saint-Saen’s Symphony No. 3 “Organ”. More Info

  • November 17

    Mozart Concerto

     in San Francisco, CA

    The Pre-College Contemporary Music Ensemble of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music performs Cerrone’s Mozart Piano Concerto No. 9, in E-flat major, K. 271, Andantino More Info

  • November 18

    New Work

     at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    The LA Phil will premiere The Insects Became Magnetic with conductor Roderick Cox. Program includes Poulenc’s Organ Concerto, featuring Cameron Carpenter and Saint-Saen’s Symphony No. 3 “Organ”. More Info

  • November 27

    Memory Palace

     at University of Nebraska

    The University of Nebraska Percussion Ensemble’s first concert of the year, “Memory Palace”, is shaped by Christopher Cerrone’s quartet for percussion and electronics of the same name. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. More Info

  • December 2

    Memory Palace

     in Chicago, IL

    Percussionist Kyle Flens performs Memory Palace at Century Mallet Instrument Services in the Emanation Series. More Info

  • December 3

    Argus Quartet

     in Metropolis Series, NYC

    Argus Quartet performs Can’t and Won’t at Metropolis Ensemble’s Pop-up space (1 Rivington St.). More Info

  • December 4

    Vicky Chow

     in Miami, FL

    Vicky Chow performs The Arching Path at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center. More Info

  • December 8

    South Catalina

     in DC

    In the “Off the Beaten Path Music Series”, Balance Campaign performs South Catalina at the UDC Recital Hall. More Info

  • December 12

    Double Happiness

     at Yale

    Double Happiness is performed as a part of the guitar chamber music concert in Morse Recital Hall. More Info

  • December 14

    Memory Palace

     in Bergen, Norway

    Percussionist Owen Weaver performs Claremont from Memory Palace as a part of his solo show Audioglimt. More Info

  • December 21

    All Wounds Bleed

     at Brooklyn Music School

    Featuring new works by Brooklyn composers, Brooklyn Opera Works’ 3rd annual Art Song Recital “Serenade to Brooklyn” celebrates the unique and deeply personal perspectives of artists from around the globe. The program will be hosted by the Award-winning composer and BMS’s Artistic Advisory Board member Christopher Cerrone, who’s song cycle I Will Learn to Love a Person will be showcased in the recital. More Info

  • January 7

    The Living Earth Show

     in NYC

    The Living Earth Show performs works written for them by composers, each of whom was born in, immigrated to, or utilizes the musical traditions created within the current borders of the United States, as part of my Reiterations series with Metropolis Ensemble More Info

  • January 8

    Andy Meyerson

     at my Reiterations Series in the Bronx

    The series continues with percussinonist Andy Meyerson, half of the San Francisco-based genre-bending duo, The Living Earth Show. Andy will present a solo recital of electro-acoutic works, including music by Sarah Hennies, Amadeus Regucera, Samuel Adams, Adrian Knight and the NYC premiere of a new solo arrangement of my piece A Natural History of Vacant Lots, originally commissioned by Third Coast Percussion and Miller Theatre. (Jan. 8, 2019 at 8pm at 1 Rivington St) More Info

  • January 13

    Argus Quartet

     in the Bronx

    Argus Quartet performs Can’t and Won’t at Wave Hill. More Info

  • January 14

    I will learn to love a person

     in Martin, TN

    The Khemia Ensemble, with soprano Amy Petrongelli, will perform I will learn to love a person at the University of Tennessee, Martin. More Info

  • January 27

    Argus Quartet

     in Urbana-Champaign

    The Argus Quartet performs Can’t and Won’t at the University of Illinois’s Krannert Center. More Info

  • February 1

    Can't and Won't

     in Orlando, FL

    This string quartet concert will feature the music of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, along with works from Arvo Pärt, Frederic Voorn, Chris Cerrone, and Call for scores winner Juan Andres Vergara. <em>Voyage</em> features the Alterity String section Violinist Andreas Volmer, Violinist Caitlin Pequignot, Violist Charles Glazer, and Cellist Hanrich Claassen. More Info

  • February 2

    Will There Be Singing

     in Naples, IT

    Ryan McAdams conducts the Orchestra of Teatro di San Carlo, featuring pianist Barry Douglas. More Info

  • February 2

    Baylor Portrait Concert

     in Waco, TX

    Baylor Percussion Group perform Memory Palace, A Natural History of Vacant Lots, and Goldbeater’s Skin, with Dr. Amy Petrongelli. More Info

  • February 7

    Lina Andonovska

     in Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Flutist Lina Andonovska performs Liminal Highway in her solo set in Dubrovnik. Work by Cerrone, Lizee, Jacob TV, Pintscher, and a Dennehy premiere. More Info

  • February 10

    The Pieces that Fall to Earth

     in Ann Arbor, MI

    The Pieces that Fall to Earth, sung by Kelly Bixby, will be performed along works by Handel, Wagner, Poulenc and Varese at the University of Michigan’s McIntosh Theater at 8pm. More Info

  • February 13

    Argus Quartet

     at Cal State Long Beach

    Argus performs Can’t and Won’t in their program as a Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Guest Artist. More Info

  • February 13

    I will learn to love a person

     in Auburn Hill, MI

    In this inspired new music program, Jocelyn Zelasko (soprano), Nick Zoulek (saxophone), Jordan Curcuruto (percussion), and Phoebe Wu (piano) explore empowerment! Each musical work and poem completes the phrase: “I will learn to…” (e.g., laugh, love, grieve, forgive). More Info

  • February 15

    Double Happiness

     in Houston, TX

    Aperio presents ‘Double Happiness & Difficulty Bamboo’ featuring music by Bates, Cerrone, Torke and Schnyder at MATCH. More Info

  • February 15

    I will learn to love a person

     at University of Windsor, ON

    Jordan Curcuruto, percussion, Trevor Pittman, clarinet, Phoebe Wu, piano & Jocelyn Zelasko, voice

  • February 17

    Argus Quartet

     in Chico, CA

    Argus will perform Can’t and Won’t at Chico State University, California

  • February 23

    Argus Quartet

     in Latrobe, PA

    Argus will perform Can’t and Won’t on the St. Vincent College Concert Series at the St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica. More Info

  • February 24

    Goldbeater's Skin

     in my Reiteration Series, NYC

    Reiterations series with Metropolis Ensemble closes with Sandbox Percussion and Elspeth Davis joining as solo vocalist. They present Cerrone’s large-scale work for voice and percussion quartet, Goldbeater’s Skin, featuring text by poet G.C. Waldrep. The evening also features works by Andy Akiho, Viet Cuong, and Julia Wolfe. More Info

  • March 3

    In a Grove

     in NYC

    Celebrating the alumni of American Lyric Theater, selection from In a Grove will be performed by singers from the country’s leading opera houses. More Info

  • March 3

    Sandbox Percussion & Pauline Lay

     in LA

    NY-based quartet Sandbox Percussion are joined by singer Elspeth Davis for the west coast premiere of composer Chris Cerrone’s Goldbeater’s Skin in a program of music by Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe, Andy Akiho, Victor Caccese, and LA-local Thomas Kotcheff. More Info

  • March 4

    Sandbox Percussion & Pauline Lay

     at Cal Poly Pomona

    NY-based quartet Sandbox Percussion are joined by singer Elspeth Davis for composer Chris Cerrone’s Goldbeater’s Skin in a program of music by Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe, Andy Akiho, Victor Caccese, and LA-local Thomas Kotcheff. More Info

  • March 7

    "Love Wounds"

     at Baylor

    Chicago Fringe Opera and Latitude 49 join forces with Baylor students to present music for voice and chamber ensemble by Chris Cerrone. More Info

  • March 7

    Double Happiness

     at Eastman

    Oliver Xu performs Double Happiness in his B.M. Degree Recital at Eastman School of Music More Info

  • March 8

    Argus Quartet

     in Brookline, MA
  • March 9

    High Windows

     in Fayetteville, Arkansas

    The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas perform High Windows along with J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. More Info

  • March 16

    Harriman & Claremont

     in Alicante, Spain

    In Ricardo Descalzo “Dreaming Drums” program, which explores the piano as a percussion instrument, the bookends of the concert are Harriman and Claremont, adapted for piano from Memory Palace. More Info

  • March 18

    Argus Quartet

     in Kravis, FL

    Argus will perform Can’t and Won’t on their program at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. More Info

  • March 24

    Double Happiness

     in Seattle, WA

    Double Happiness will be performed by Conor Hanick in the 24-hour new music marathon for the opening of Seattle Symphony’s Octave 9. Conor Hanick will be performing in the 3-4pm slot on March 24th. More Info

  • April 9

    Jennifer Koh

     in Vancouver, BC

    Jennifer Koh performs her Shared Madness program with “Shall I Project a World?” at the Fox Cabaret. More Info

  • April 12

    Jennifer Koh

     in Santa Barbara, CA

    Jennifer Koh performs her Shared Madness program with “Shall I Project a World?” at the University of California, Santa Barbara. More Info

  • April 16

    A Natural History of Vacant Lots

     in Lincoln, NE

    The quartet version of A Natural History of Vacant Lots is performed in Kimball Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. More Info

  • April 17

    The Night with the Green Sky

     in San Diego, CA

    Faculty members Susan Narucki and Donald Berman will perform songs by Boulanger, Cerrone, Ives, among others in the WEDS@7 Series at UCSD’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall. More Info

  • April 22

    Double Happiness

     in Greeley, CO

    Percussionist Michael Carp performs Double Happiness with his piano/perc duo at the University of Northern Colorado.

  • April 24

    Goldbeater's Skin

     at Cornish College, Seattle

    Natalie Lerch, Cornish faculty, performs Goldbeater’s Skin with the school’s percussion ensemble in the PONCHO concert hall.

  • April 27

    Double Happiness

     in DeKalb, IL

    Jonathan Summers performs Double Happiness on his Graduate Percussion Recital at Northern Illinois University. More Info

  • April 28

    The Night with the Green Sky

     in Syracuse, NY

    Soprano Kathleen Roland Silverstein and percussionist Lynn Vartan present Heart/Beat: Works of 20th & 21st Century American Composers at the Park Central Presbyterian Church. More Info

  • May 2

    Double Happiness

     in Chadron, NE

    Percussionist Michael Carp performs Double Happiness with his piano/perc duo at Chadron State University.

  • May 3

    Argus Quartet

     at Rockefeller, NY

    Argus will perform Can’t and Won’t in the Rockefeller at Noon Series.

  • May 6

    Hoyt-Schermerhorn

     in Leavenworth, WA

    Pianist Jesse Myers performs works by Cowell, Cerrone, Adams and more in his Icicle Creek Center for the Arts residency. More Info

  • May 6

    Argus Quartet

     at Alice Tully Hall, NYC

    Argus will perform Can’t and Won’t in their Julliard residency. More Info

  • May 15

    Argus Quartet

     at the Juneau Jazz & Classical Festival, AK

    Argus will perform Can’t and Won’t in their residency at the Jazz & Classics Festival, May 10-18. More Info

  • May 11

    Memory Palace

     in Bergen, Norway

    Percussionist Owen Weaver performs selections from Memory Palace in a solo recital children’s concert at the Bergen Public Library. Presented by nyMusikk Bergen.

  • May 12

    World Premiere

     in Chicago, IL

    The Civic Orchestra, conducted by Ken-David Masur, premieres the new work Meander, Spiral, Explode, co-commissioned with the Britt Festival Orchestra, featuring the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion. More Info

  • May 13

    Why Was I Born Between Mirrors?

     at Knox College, IL

    Latitude 49 performs works by Gradone, Elliot, Yihan, Cerrone, and Seo in Kresge Recital Hall, Knox College. More Info

  • May 16

    Why Was I Born Between Mirrors?

     in Chicago, IL

    Latitude 49 programs Why Was I Born Between Mirrors?, Chicago Fringe Opera, Cultural Center noon concert. More Info

  • May 17

    Love Wounds

     in Chicago, IL

    May 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25. This evening of immersive theater will feature Chicago Fringe Opera in collaboration with the powerhouse mixed-ensemble Latitude 49 and will include the cycles I Will Learn to Love a Person and The Naomi Songs, Cerrone’s one-act opera All Wounds Bleed, and a world premiere commission. More Info

  • May 18

    I will learn to love a person

     in Bloomington, IN

    Music in Bloom Festivals’ Grand Final closing night performance with works by Kerrith Livengood, Christopher Cerrone, Kinan Azmeh, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Eliza Brown, and Klaus Lang. More Info

  • May 23

    The Piece That Fall to Earth

     in Hamilton, Ontario

    The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra performs works by Cerrone, Castri, Frehner. More Info

  • May 24

    South Catalina

     in Melbourne, AU

    Rubiks performs as a feature artist in Melbourne Recital Centre’s series of Relaxed Performances with the Australian premiere of South Catalina. More Info

  • May 25

    I will learn to love a person

     in NYC

    panSonus 2019 presents a program at MISE-EN_PLACE, featuring I will learn to love a person performed by Tyler Neidermayer and Daniel Schreiner. More Info

  • June 8

    Liminal Highway

     at Custer Observatory, NY

    Grammy-award winning flutist Tim Munro performs a solo flute concert with electronics accompaniment in the theme of finding comfort in a world of craziness. The first five short-ish pieces will be like prayers (calm, meditative), preparing the audience for composer Christopher Cerrone’s final piece Liminal Highway, which takes the listener on more dramatic journey. More Info

  • June 17

    Double Happiness

     in Brussels, Belgium

    Jérémie Pannetier will perform Double Happiness at the Koninklijk Conservatorium of Brussels Belgium.

  • June 20

    Timo Andres

     at Caramoor

    In his solo recital, Timo Andres performs Arching Path at Caramoor. More Info

  • June 23

    Goldbeater's Skin

     in Knoxville, TN

    Elena Stable will sing Goldbeater’s Skin at the Nief-Norf Summer Festival 2019, Concert 7 Marathon Concert. More Info

  • June 24

    Liminal Highway

     at Codarts Rotterdam

    Flutist Nathalie Theiller will present a concert on electroacousitc music for flute.

  • June 29

    Liminal Highway

     in Cologne, Germany

    Sarah Heeman, with electronic ID, will perform Liminal Highway at 1pm in the Kunst-Station St. Peter. More Info

  • July 12

    Why Was I Born Between MIrrors?

     in Pittsburgh, PA

    PNME (Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble) performs Why Was I Born Between Mirrors? in their A Lime Green Tour de Force program. More Info

  • July 13

    Why Was I Born Between Mirrors?

     in Pittsburgh, PA

    PNME (Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble) performs Why Was I Born Between Mirrors? in their A Lime Green Tour de Force program. More Info

  • July 21

    Hoyt-Schermerhorn & Harriman

     in Toyko

    Pianist Hyun-Mook Lim will perform two works in the Piano-Marathon of students at 7th Hall, Tokyo University of the Arts, Adachi, Tokyo, Japan (3pm). More Info

  • July 26

    Meander, Spiral, Explode

     at Britt Festival, OR

    Britt Orchestra and Third Coast Percussion perform Meander, Spiral, Explode along with works by Brahms and Mozart. The work for percussion quartet and orchestra was co-commissioned by the Civic Orchestra and the Britt Festival Orchestra. More Info

  • July 27

    I will learn to love a person

     at Mizzou, MO

    Khemia Ensemble, along with MIzzou faculty members, perform a program of works taken from their new season IDENTITY, featuring I will learn to love a person in the Mizzou International Composers Festival (MICF 2019). More Info

  • July 28

    Album Release Party

     in LA

    For the release concert of my new album “The Pieces that Fall to Earth”, featuring Wild Up, Jodie Landau will sing Naomi Songs, Erin McKibben will play Liminal Highway, and the album will be played in its entirety. More Info

  • August 2

    Album Release Event

     in Brooklyn

    “The Pieces that Fall to Earth” at Arete in Brooklyn, NY. It is a collaboration between me and many friends: Christopher Rountree, Wild Up, Nick Tipp, Lindsay Kesselman, Theo Bleckmann, and the many singers featured on The Branch Will Not Break. $20 entry includes a copy of the CD. More Info

  • August 11

    South Catalina

     in La Jolla, CA

    At La Jolla Music Society’s Summerfest 2019, David Lang curates a program with works by Caroline Shaw, Chris Cerrone, and Gabriela Smith. More Info

  • August 15

    Liminal Highway

     in Frankfurt, Germany

    Sarah Heeman, with electronic ID, will perform Liminal Highway at 8pm in KunstKulturKirche Allerheiligen, Frankfurk am Main. More Info

  • August 23

    Goldbeater's Skin

     in Queensland, Australia

    Faculty member Vanessa Tomlinson is joined by panSonus and members of the Early Warning System percussion ensemble in an evening of works for voice and percussion by György Ligeti, Christopher Cerrone, and Jennifer Walshe. This is the Australian premiere of Goldbeater’s Skin. More Info