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Saturday
23
JUN

Mainstage at the Colonial Fox: Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues

19:30
22:00
Colonial Fox Theatre Foundation
Event organized by Colonial Fox Theatre Foundation

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Corky Siegel is both a Chicago Blues Hall of Fame inductee and the recipient of a Meet The Composer/Reader’s Digest Commissioning Program for New American Music grant for chamber music composition along with the likes of John Cage, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Meredith Monk. Corky has two albums as guest blues soloist on the exclusively classical label Deutsche Grammophon as well as two albums with classical chamber group on the exclusively blues label Alligator Records. This May, the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra premiered his 5th "Symphonic Blues" where there was a most unusual happening near the beginning of his 45 minute composition. Previous "Symphonic Blues" commissions were from the San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony, two from the Grant Park Symphony in Chicago and two from Lancaster Symphony Orchestra.

The Chamber Blues band will be in concert on June 23rd at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required and seating is limited, tickets are $25 with all proceeds going to the revitalization of the Colonial Fox Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Reserve your seats before they are gone!