Bienen Ensembles

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:30pm CST

Galvin Recital Hall

Alan Pierson and Ben Bolter, conductors; Jennifer Huang, graduate assistant conductor; Emily Levin and Michelle Gott, harp

Dallas Symphony Orchestra principal harpist Emily Levin and Michelle Gott, a regular soloist with orchestras and ensembles throughout the US and Canada, join the Contemporary Music Ensemble for a world premiere by composer Aaron Holloway-Nahum. Also featured on the program are Ted Hearne’s dance-like 2019 work Authority and a world premiere by Bienen composer Quan Wen.

Quan Wen, They Bought Some Kerfuffle and Lost Their Virginity, Etcetera 
Aaron Holloway-Nahum, Everything Around Me is Crying to Be Gone (world premiere) 
Ted Hearne, Authority 

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.