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University of Chicago Presents

February 5, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

7:30 p.m.

Third Coast Percussion brings the idea of using a single type of material in performance—a wood table, in the case of Belgian composer Thierry de Mey’s piece, and a drumhead in Donnacha Dennehy’s new work inspired by playing techniques of the Irish bodhrán drum. The ensemble rounds out the program by honoring Steve Reich’s 80th birthday with his iconic Sextet, in celebration of the ensemble’s release of an all-Reich album on Cedille Records

THIERRY DE MEY Table Music
DONNACHA DENNEHY Surface Tension (Chicago premiere, commissioned for Third Coast Percussion)
STEVE REICH Sextet

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Surface Tension was commissioned by the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additional funding provided by the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.

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Date:
February 5, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm
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International House – The University of Chicago
1414 E 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 United States