Living Language at Ravinia Festival
Price$11 General Admission / $50 Ticket and Dining Package
Fifth House Ensemble and Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux team up to create a sonic journey ranging from centuries-old music to modern day works. Dan Visconti’s guitar concerto, Living Language, serves as the centerpiece of the program and showcases a multitude of styles from Medieval plainchant to blues, rock, and Latin dance music. Fifth House and Jason Vieaux use the varied genres on display in Living Language as a jumping off point for a stunning program of chamber and solo works from all around the world, including works by Robert Beaser, Alonso Mudarra, Tielman Susato, Duke Ellington, Béla Bartòk, and Pat Metheny.
Dan Visconti — Devil’s Strum
Robert Beaser — Mountain Songs: Barbara Allen, House Carpenter
Béla Bartók — Romanian Folk Dances
Alonso Mudarra — Pavana y Fantasia
Duke Ellington — In a Sentimental Mood
Pat Metheny — Antonia
Traditional — Epitaph of Seikilos
Dan Visconti — Living Language
Doors open at 7:30pm, concert begins at 8:30pm.