5th Wave Collective Performance: Modern Baroque
Friday, November 19th 7-9PM
In person event, limited capacity. Masks required.
Come to Heaven Gallery to see 5th Wave Collective's latest concert, "Modern Baroque", a concert of contemporary works inspired by music of the Baroque era (approximately 1600 to 1750). The program will feature music by Lera Auerbach, Andrea Tarrodi, and more, plus a special performance of Ruby Fulton's "the girl who cried pain", written for 5th Wave flutist Anatolia Evarkiou-Kaku just this year.
5th Wave Collective is a Chicago-based classical music ensemble dedicated to performing and promoting music by womxn and gender-nonconforming composers. Demonstrating their commitment to composers throughout classical music’s history, the Collective performs repertoire by composers such as Teresa Carreño, Clara Schumann, Florence Price, Augusta Read Thomas, and Aftab Darvishi. With a roster of over 110 musicians, 5th Wave curates concerts with configurations ranging from solo instruments to symphony orchestra, and performs in venues across Chicago, including recital halls, art galleries, community centers and restaurants. The Collective has performed works by eighty-eight composers since its founding in 2018, and has gained recognition outside of Chicago with an invited performance at the Boulanger Initiative’s Women Composer’s Festival in 2019.