CAIC ANNOUNCES 2015 COLLABORATIVE WORKS FESTIVAL: AMERICAN SPIRIT - 7/8/2015
CHICAGO--Following the tremendous success of the 2013 and 2014 Collaborative Works Festivals, Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago will open its 2014-2015 season with its fourth annual Collaborative Works Festival, held at venues around Chicago from September 9 – 12, 2015. The 2015 Festival, American Spirit, will feature two salon concerts exploring American composers’ and poets’ meditations on spirituality. This year’s Festival features yet another all-star lineup of internationally acclaimed artists, including Grammy Award-nominated soprano Nicole Heaston; acclaimed soprano Laquita Mitchell; CAIC co-founders Nicholas Phan and Shannon McGinnis; and 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant winner, pianist Michael Brown. For its traditional annual solo vocal recital, the Festival will also include the Chicago recital debut of superstar Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, who will appear with pianist Craig Terry...
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