The capability to capture and virtually distribute ICO concerts created an opportunity to reach new audiences. ICO’s Fall virtual concerts were viewed live in 30 cities across Indiana, 31 US states, and in 6 countries such as China, Australia, Mexico, Thailand, and more. Despite being isolated in homes, the world joined the ICO together in
PARTNERSHIPS BRING ACCESS The ICO is committed to exploring any underlying, unquestioned assumptions that prevent us from growth in equity, diversity and inclusion. Towards that goal we have partnered with national and local organizations. One such partnership with the Sphinx Organization has connected ICO with incredibly talented guest artists like Rubén Rengel (pictured above). A
The Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra has a longstanding commitment to music education. ICO musicians serve in residencies at IPS schools working hand in hand with aspiring students. The ICO presents educational concerts through Any Given Child. However, the constraints of the pandemic forced all of these programs to stop for the foreseeable future. “Music has a
By Matthew Kraemer, Music Director Great composers have often created art as a reaction to the turbulent times in which they lived. Our January concert featured two powerful works written during, or about, dark chapters in Russian and American history. Dmitri Shostakovich’s Eighth String Quartet was composed over a three-day period in early July 1960.
Music Director Matthew Kraemer and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra present Cole Porter’s Kiss Me Kate featuring Broadway artists, Ben Davis and Michele Ragusa. The semi-staged production directed by James Brennan welcomes a 16-voice chorus and area talent in this one-of-a-kind experience. Performances scheduled Saturday, May 19 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, May 20 at 3 PM