Composer Francisco Castillo Trigueros awarded an Edes Prize, to composer a new chamber opera to be premiered by Fonema Consort in 2016. Read about the fascinating concept for this work here, and/or dig into the Fonema Blog archives here for an interview with Trigueros on his chamber work Absimo azul, floreciente and inspirational factors to his style and work, and start the video below at 21:30 for a clip of Fonema performing this work.
Graham Meyer Reviews “Ancient Rites” : Chicagomusic.org
Fonema Consort Soloist Series 2016 call for scores due JULY 18- apply here
Fonema Consort in collaboration with Access Contemporary Music (ACM) invites composers to submit proposals to write a new piece for soloists of Fonema Consort featured at our second Solo Series in the Spring 2016… Read more
consort : a group of instrumentalists and singers performing together
These concepts define the essence of Fonema Consort, as we endeavor to bring to light and expand the repertoire of 20th and 21st century works for voice(s) and instruments; and live out our fascination with the exploration of vocal possibilities in music. The complex nature of this repertoire encompasses a vast intersection of disciplines including music, drama, and literature; and requires the ensemble to explore a wide range of performance practices…Learn more.