The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum is hosting Requiem in Water, a music program and BYOB event at the Museum on Monday evening, October 19th, 7p.m.- 8:30p.m. in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Eastland Disaster. Friends of the Chicago River commissioned the Suburban Piano Quartet for an original music composition to be premiered at the Bridgehouse.
Part installation, part musical performance, Requiem in Water is meant to be an immersive experience - audience members will be encouraged to explore the historic bridgehouse and discover the piece in their own way. Performers will be scattered throughout the five stories of the building, creating an encompassing soundscape that promises to be both unique and moving.
Tickets are only $5. Please purchase here:
as the event is BYOB/P, please bring your own bottle of refreshment and picnic
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Call: 312-939-0490, ext. 23 for details
The Suburban Piano Quartet is an international performance ensemble dedicated to creating multi-media performance situations. Drawing upon training in classical composition, the quartet creates original performances that incorporate elements of movement, creative writing, improvisation, and installation. Their work is collaborative, experimental, and community focused. The members of the quartet founded the ensemble in 2013 while attending the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance.