David Lang’s crowd out for 1,000 voices

Date and Time: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

Admission is free.

Including the University Chorale and Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble

This performance will be held at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park, Chicago.

Donald Nally and Tim Munro, conductors
Presented by the Chicago Humanities Festival and the Illinois Humanities Council

Two Bienen School choral ensembles join a public performance combining 1,000 voices from all 50 Chicago wards. Premiered by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in 2014, Lang’s crowd out was influenced by a wide variety of situations incorporating public singing and vocalizing, including the excitement of crowd sounds and chants at a football game. With performers and audience flowing into and out of each other, this unique work explores the role of the individual as part of a collective and the sense of community created through performance. More information at www.ilhumanities.org


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