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Christopher Cerrone
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Christopher Cerrone


Christopher Cerrone is internationally acclaimed for compositions characterized by a subtle handling of timbre and resonance, a deep literary fluency, and a flair for multimedia collaborations. Recent commissions include the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony, the Civic Orchestra of the Chicago Symphony, Third Coast Percussion, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Calder Quartet, and Eighth Blackbird.

Cerrone’s opera, Invisible Cities, was a 2014 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Invisible Cities received its fully-staged world premiere in a wildly popular production by The Industry, directed by Yuval Sharon, in Los Angeles’ Union Station. Both the film and opera are available as CDs, DVDs, and digital downloads.

In July 2019, New Amsterdam Records released his GRAMMY-nominated sophomore effort, The Pieces that Fall to Earth, a collaboration with the LA-based chamber orchestra, Wild Up, to acclaim. Cerrone is also the winner of the 2015-2016 Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition.

For more information: christophercerrone.com