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Terry Riley - In C - Live at Millennium Park, Chicago
Seeded by thirdcoastpercussion on 16 Mar 2017
Author: thirdcoastpercussion
On June 25, 2015, thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, Third Coast Percussion organized a performance of American composer Terry Riley's minimalist masterpiece "In C," featuring over 100 musicians from throughout the Chicago area, and beyond. Participants came from classical ensembles including the San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, and Chicago Harp Quartet; bands including Snarky Puppy, Wild Belle, Mucca Pazza and In Tall Buildings; new music ensembles including Ensemble Dal Niente, Fifth House Ensemble, Ursa Ensemble, Spektral Quartet, and Mocrep; local schools including the University of Chicago, Northern Illinois University, Milliken University, DePaul University, and the Merit School of Music; and semi-pro and volunteer ensembles including the North Shore Concert Band and Rock River Philharmonic. The performance took place at Millennium Park's Pritzker Pavilion in downtown Chicago in front of an audience of thousands. We were celebrating
Instrument: Percussion