After a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, composer Christopher Cerrone’s work for choir and orchestra, “The Last Message Received,” will see its world premiere at the Bienen School of Music on Saturday, April 30.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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April 12, 2022
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April 12, 2022
After a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, composer Christopher Cerrone’s work for choir and orchestra, “The Last Message Received,” will see its world premiere at the Bienen School of Music on Saturday, April 30.
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