Christopher Cerrone
About The Series

Composer Portraits

For twenty years, Miller's flagship series has fostered the creation of new work, served as an incubator...

Composer Portraits

Christopher Cerrone

Third Coast Percussion

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 8pm

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From the very first note, Brooklyn-based composer Christopher Cerrone draws listeners into his vibrant sonic imagination—a sublime world of ethereal colors and deep emotional resonance. Riding high following the extraordinary success of his groundbreaking futuristic opera, Invisible Cities, Cerrone teams up with Grammy-award winning Third Coast Percussion ensemble and mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway to perform recent chamber works, including the world premiere of a work commissioned for this Portrait.


  • Christopher Cerrone
  • Rachel Calloway mezzo-soprano
  • Third Cost Percussion


  • A Natural History of Vacant Lots (2017) world premiere, Miller Theatre and Third Coast Percussion co-commission
  • Goldbeater’s Skin (2016)
  • Memory Palace (2012, arr. 2015)

Additional Information

Major support for Composer Portraits is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Photo by Matt Zugale for Miller Theatre.