Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Chicago Modern Orchestra Project (CMOP) performs “Conversations & Collaborations” with March concert series

(CHICAGO, February 6, 2013) Chicago Modern Orchestra (CMOP) and its founder and Artistic Director, Renee Baker, are excited to announce its next two concerts in the 2012-13 season. This concert titled “Conversations & Collaborations” will feature a special tribute to the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, along with the world premier of to new repertoires. Guest artists include Frapochi Movement Ensemble, Cristal Sabbagh, director, AACM Vocal Ensemble and Robert Fisher, viola soloist. The complete repertoire to be performed is as follows: Copland FanFare for the Common Man, Piazzola Tango Ballet, Baker Samsara (opera excerpts) (World Premiere), Ishikawa Dynasty Visualizations of Li Po (AACM vocal ensemble), Wilson Second Threnody Moment for solo viola and movement (World Premiere). The Wilson repertoire by new composer February Wilson is commissioned by CMOP 

Chicago Modern Orchestra Project (CMOP) “Conversations & Collaborations” Concerts 

Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7pm 
Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 3pm 
South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S. South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL

The South Shore Cultural Center performance is free, and tickets for the Dominican University performance can be purchased at Additional information about these concerts and the CMOP 2012-13 season may be found at

CMOP artistic director, Renee Baker states in her description of the program, “Society has long held the romantic idea of an artist/creator as a solitary person. Bringing together creative music,classical music, dance, vocalists and jazz, the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project encourages the active chatter between medium and genre.” 

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