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Americana: Then and Now

  • Willis Music Kenwood Steinway Gallery 8118 Montgomery Road Cincinnati, OH, 45236 United States (map)


In a return to its flagship Americana series, CSI presents snapshots of our nation's unique song style and its evolution over time. Four dynamic young artists bring the works of these diverse composers to life, including the thrilling world premiere of Matthew Recio’s cycle Trinkets.


H.T. BurleighFive Songs of Laurence Hope
John Duke | Loveliest of Trees, Peggy Mitchell, Shelling Peas
Libby Larsen | Love After 1950
Nico Muhly | Strange Productions
Matthew Recio | Trinkets (Commissioned World Premiere)
Additional songs by Charles IvesVirgil Thomson, and Tom Cipullo

Meet the Artists