Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra announces plans for 2020-21 season

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra has announced details of its 2020-21 season, which is set to open on October 16 with Music Director Matthew Kraemer leading a program featuring the world premiere of Reinaldo Moya’s Gifts of the Amazon and the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with soloist Richard Lin, 2018 winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. The season will conclude in May with a multi-concert collaboration with Dance Kaleidoscope that includes music by Bernstein, Brahms, Handel, Ravel, and Wojciech Pilar, featuring Dance Keleidoscope performers in choreography by David Hochoy. A rescheduled 2019-20 program entitled Prism aux étoiles (Prism to the Stars) is now set for February 27, 2021; it will include French repertoire and a new work by ICO composer in residence James Aikman to be performed by the Prism Saxophone Quartet. An April program marking the 100th anniversary of Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla will feature his Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and Oblivion and Libertango with Hector de Curto on bandoneon, plus Ginastera’s Variaciones Concertantes and Gabriela Lena Frank’s Concertino Cusqueño. In March, the orchestra will perform live to a screening of Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent film Metropolis.