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
Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival/ Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition Call for Scores, Application deadline: June 1, 2018 The 52nd Contemporary Music Festival, sponsored by the Indiana State University School of Music, proudly announces the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition. Submitted compositions will be judged by a screening panel chosen by the Indianapolis Chamber
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra (ICO) and Music Director Matthew Kraemer announce their 2018-19 Season which combines the beauty and thrills of live orchestral music designed to challenge the senses. The multi-sensory season features collaborations with area arts and cultural organizations and international artists, including the world’s premier pipa virtuoso Wu Man, a new work by Michael Torke, violinist
As a long time ICO supporter, I’ve been to lots of galas… at least 20, if not more. I love to dress up, see friends, and yes, spend money to support the Orchestra that I’ve grown to love. This was no different. “A Bewitching Night in Barcelona” held on Feb 24, 2018 proved be just