Chicago Scene: January 6-13

English: in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
English: in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is a weekly overview live performances in the Chicago area.  Contact us if you’d like your shows listed.

January 6:

Shadowgraph: Octets by Franz Schubert and George Lewis at the Chicago Cultural Center
January 6, 2013 | 3:00pm
Preston Bradley Hall
78 East Washington Street
George Lewis: Shadowgraph 5, for ensemble (1977)
Franz Schubert: Octet (1824)
George Lewis: Artificial Life 2007 (2007)

January 7:

Rich Corpolongo Trio

January 9:

Nate McBride and Bootstrap
The Hideout

January 10:

Rempis/Kessler Duo and SET II: Williams/Reed Duo

January 13:

Russ Johnson Quartet
Hungry Brain

For more information, such as show times and directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

Alia Musica Presents Freya Quartet and Arabesque Winds in Pittsburgh

Cover of "Gyorgy Ligeti (20th-Century Com...
Cover of Gyorgy Ligeti (20th-Century Composers)

From Pittsburgh New Music Net:

Alia Musica Pittsburgh presents nationally touring Arabesque Winds and Pittsburgh’s own Freya String Quartet. Both groups team up to perform works by Alia Musica member composers, along with classics by Gyorgy Ligeti and Bohuslav Martinu.


Bohuslav Martinu — Nonet (violin, viola and bass plus woodwind quintet)
Federico Garcia — Nocturne (string quartet)
Matt Heap — Neo (string quartet)
Ivan Jimenez — lunar park and green (oboe and bassoon plus string quartet)
Lenny Young — Augury (woodwind quintet)
Gyorgy Ligeti — Sechs Bagatellen (woodwind quintet)