February 2-6, 2024
Don’t miss musical collective lovemusic’s upcoming events in Chicago as part of CHIMEfest, Frequency Series at Constellation, and at the University of Chicago.
lovemusic is a collective of musicians specialized in new music and based in Strasbourg, France. Their approach to presenting music on stage is distinct, performing un-conducted to foster intimate bonds among the musicians and a connection with audiences.
Additionally, they incorporate elements such as lighting, video, and scenography into their performances, enhancing the immersive listening experience. lovemusic’s concerts are known for their vibrancy, innovation, and ability to captivate audiences, drawing them into the diverse musical world that the collective explores.
Learn more about the collective’s upcoming concert series in Chicago below.
CHIMEFEST – CHICAGO
Friday, February 2, 2024
7:30 – 8:30pm
Logan Centre for the Arts (map)
Lovemusic is thrilled to perform as part of this year’s CHIMEFest, showcasing works and practices that explore the theme of intermedia and highlighting compositions that creatively employ multimedia in both conceptual and poetic ways. The concert will also feature performances by Beyond This Point.
CONSTELLATION – CHICAGO
Sunday, February 4, 2024
8:30 – 9:30 pm
Following shows in Boston and New Orleans last year, lovemusic, is back in the USA for a show at Constellation this February as part of the legendary Frequency concert series. The show features two world premieres by Chicagoan Kelley Sheehan and Fernando Manassero as well as several other works commissioned by the collective in recent years
LOVEMUSIC AND CHICAGO UNIVERSITY COMPOSERS
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Logan Centre for the Arts – Penthouse (map)
During their residency period at the University of Chicago from January 31st to February 8th, lovemusic will collaborate with four outstanding students of music composition to premiere their latest works, created specifically for this project. Over the past six months, lovemusic members have worked closely with Ryan Garvey, Kari Watson, Jack Cramer, and Benjamin Martin on their latest compositions, which will be unveiled for the first time at the Logan Center for the Arts.
Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition (CCCC)
The Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition at the University of Chicago is a dynamic, collaborative, and interdisciplinary environment for the creation, performance, and study of new music and for the advancement of the careers of emerging and established composers, performers, and scholars.
University of Chicago
For more than 125 years, the University of Chicago, one of the world’s leading research universities, inspires scholars to pursue field-defining research, while educating students in the sciences, medicine, economics, law, business, history, culture, the arts, and humanities focused on careful reading, analytical writing, and critical thinking. The University of Chicago Center in Paris is an intellectual destination for faculty, students, and alumni worldwide, and important convening point for the University’s collaboration with universities and research institutions across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. As the University’s first facility for study abroad programs, the Center in Paris serves as a model for scholarly engagement worldwide.