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On Sevenfive, Chicago quintet Gaudete Brass explores the influence of composer John Corigliano

In 2013, Chicago chamber quintet Gaudete Brass were invited to play in a celebration for the 75th birthday of the American classical composer John Corigliano. His writing for their particular instrumentation, though, numbered exactly two brief works. So the ensemble commissioned a number of Corigliano’s disciples to create original music reflecting his influence, which they’ve […]

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Best classical label

Cedille Records @CedilleRecords Founded in 1989 by James Ginsburg, Cedille Records is hardly a secret in the world of classical music, where it’s widely recognized as one of the most important independent imprints. Calling it the best classical label in Chicago, where it’s arguably the only established example, may feel like faint praise—but Cedille has […]