Donald Crockett has been commissioned by the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra for a new work for HOCKET: 4 hands in and around a piano etc. etc. plus a conductorless chamber orchestra of nineteen musicians. HOCKET is Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff, composer-pianists, collaborating with Kaleidoscope from the Steinway. The concerto, And the River, is a co-commission with Kaleidoscope, Aspen Music Festival and Oberlin Sinfonietta; stay tuned for additional details. The premiere will be with HOCKET and the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, Saturday May 12, 2018 at 10pm, Los Angeles Theatre Center; Sunday May 13 at 2pm, First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica.
Commission for HOCKET and Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra
May 12-13, 2018