Chamber Music on the Fox wraps up season with Third Coast Percussion May 16

  • The 2017 Grammy Award-winning Third Coast Percussion, with, from left, David Skidmore, Peter Martin, Robert Dillon and Sean Connors, met while studying percussion music at Northwestern University. They will be performing at Monday, May 16, in Elgin.

    The 2017 Grammy Award-winning Third Coast Percussion, with, from left, David Skidmore, Peter Martin, Robert Dillon and Sean Connors, met while studying percussion music at Northwestern University. They will be performing at Monday, May 16, in Elgin. Courtesy of Saverio Truglia

 
 
Posted5/12/2022 3:13 PM

Chamber Music on the Fox wraps up its 2021-22 season on Monday, May 16, with "Perspectives," featuring Third Coast Percussion.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at The Highland Loft, 168 E. Highland Ave. in Elgin. The concert also will be offered virtually for $30, available online, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, through 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31.

 

"Perspectives" invites listeners to embark on a 70-minute musical adventure, featuring virtuosic percussion repertoire written for the ensemble by some of today's leading composers and music creators. Founded in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has performed hundreds of concerts across the country, presents an annual concert season at home in Chicago, teaches musicians of all ages and experience levels, and has commissioned dozens of new works by composers including Glenn Kotche, Chris Cerrone, Donnacha Dennehy, Timo Andres, David T. Little, Ted Hearne, and Augusta Read Thomas.

Tickets for the season finale concert will be $30 or $15 for students.

Tickets are available by contacting the chamber's office at (224) 276-8881 or info@ChamberMusicOnTheFox.org, or visiting www.chambermusiconthefox.org.

This summer, join Chamber Music on the Fox in celebrating the animal kingdom with free family concerts at Lords Park Zoo in Elgin.

"Bison, Bach, and Bassoons!" will be performed at noon Mondays, June 13, July 11, and Aug. 1.

Founded by Elgin Symphony Orchestra musicians Mark Fry and Sara Sitzer, Chamber Music on the Fox is a world-class classical chamber music series serving Elgin and the greater Fox Valley region, whose mission is to present engaging, enriching, and immersive performances and cultural experiences that enhance and enrich the cultural offerings of the area.

Learn more at www.chambermusiconthefox.org/upcoming-concerts/.

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