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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 will perform Can’t and Won’t at Purdue in West Lafayette, IN. More info.

September 21, I will learn in Windsor, ON

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

September 22 & 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 with the New World Symphony

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

October 15, Temple University New Music Ensemble in Philadelphia

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

October 16, Jennifer Koh in New Orleans

Jennifer Koh performs her Shared Madness program with Cerrone’s Shall I Project a World?”More info.

October 21, The Arching Path in Orlando, FL

Pianist Will Daniels will perform The Arching Path in the “Central Florida Composers Forum: Piano Concert” at Timucua White House (7pm). More info.

October 25, chatterbird in Nashville, TN

Chatterbird presents Liminal Highway at the Ed Nash Studio as a culmination of Chris’s residency. The concert will feature I Will Learn to Love a Person, Double Happiness, South Catalina and the eponymous Liminal Highway. 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 Andres 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, NY

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… in San Fransisco, 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 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 at Big and Tiny. 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

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

November 15, Double Happiness in Chicago

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 with LA PHIL

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 18, New Work with LA PHIL

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.

December 2, Memory Palace in Chicago

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

December 3, Argus Quartet as part of my Reiterations Series, NYC

The series begins with a concert featuring the award-winning Argus Quartet  featuring works by Ted Hearne, Christopher Theofanidis, and Juri Seo, along with the NYC premiere of my Can’t and Won’t as well as How to Breathe Underwater for quartet and electronics (Dec. 3 at 8pm at Metropolis Ensemble’s venue 1 Rivington).

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, I Will Learn at Brooklyn Music School

For Brooklyn Opera Works’ 3rd annual Art Song Recital “Serenade to Brooklyn”, hosted by the Award-winning composer and BMS’s Artistic Advisory Board member Christopher Cerrone, the 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 as part of 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)

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 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 1-3, Baylor Percussion Symposium in Waco, TX

The 2019 Baylor Percussion Symposium will feature the works of Christopher Cerrone. 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 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 24, Sandbox Percussion and Elspeth Davis as part of my Reiteration Series

The reiterations series closes with long-time friends and collaborators Metropolis Ensemble and I both share, Sandbox Percussion (with Elspeth Davis joining as solo vocalist). They present my large-scale work for voice and percussion quartet, Goldbeater’s Skin featuring text by the poet G.C. Waldrep. The evening also features works by Julia Wolfe and Viet Cuong, among others. The evening will close with a conversation between G.C. Waldrep. (Feb. 24, 2019 at Caveat, NYC)
More info.

March 2, Will There Be Singing in Naples, Italy

Orchestra of Teatro di San Carlo, conducted by Ryan McAdams, performs Will There Be Singing. Program includes Beethoven’s fourth piano concerto with Barry Douglas and Alexander Zemlinsky’s Symphonic Fantasy from Hans Christian Andersen. 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 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 Christopher Cerrone. More info.

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, Memory Palace in Alicante, Spain

In Ricardo Descalzo’s program “Dreaming Drums”, two selections from Memory Palace bookend the concert in the Auditorium of the Diputacion de Alicante. More info.

March 23-24, Double Happiness in Seattle

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.

May 12, World Premiere in Chicago, IL

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

May 16–30, Love Wounds in Chicago, IL at the Chicago Cultural Center and Studio 733.

Latitude 49 and Chicago Fringe Opera team up to present Love Wounds a series of works for voice and chamber ensemble including a new arrangement of All Wounds Bleed, a new work for Latitude 49, in a fully staged production. Opening performance will take place at the Chicago Cultural Center on May 16 with a run of 6 shows that will run through May 30. More info very soon.

May 23, The Pieces that Fall in Hamilton, Ontario

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

June 20, Timo Andres at Caramoor

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

June 24, Liminal Highway at Codarts Rotterdam

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


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