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Director's Lecture

An Evening with The Crossing

02.26.2023 04:00 PM

Event Summary

A champion of new music, The Crossing is committed to commissioning works that expand and reinvent choral compositional practices. Having premiered pieces by many of today’s leading composers, the chamber choir will broaden the audience's expectations and ignite new curiosities in this concert of choral works by Ayanna Woods, Caroline Shaw, Edie Hill, Shara Nova, and Jennifer Higdon. Q&A with the artists immediately following.

This event is organized by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society and UChicago Presents in partnership with the Humanities Division, the Provost’s Office, and the Department of Music at the University of Chicago. The performance is presented as part of the Director’s Lecture series at the Neubauer Collegium.


The Crossing


The Crossing is a professional chamber choir dedicated to new music. Learn more.

Donald Nally


Donald Nally conducts The Crossing and holds the John W. Beattie Chair of Music at Northwestern University. Learn more.