Event Description

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s African American Network presents its 4th annual celebration of Black History Month. A multi-dimensional homage to the first black superstar, Le Tumulte Noir celebrates Baker’s pioneering Paris revue and her pivotal role in the 1927 silent film Siren of the Tropics. See the feature film with a new original score by Chicago composer (and frequent guest of the CSO’s African American Network) Renée Baker performed live by the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, the percussion ensemble Tsukasa Taiko and members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. This performance takes place in Buntrock Hall.

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Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
Tsukasa Taiko
Stan West narrator
Dee Alexander vocals
Cornelius V Johnson vocals
Jeffrey Burish vocals
Pat Johnson Winston vocals
Vickie Johnson vocals
Rae-Myra Hillard vocals
Kim Jones vocals
Yoseph Henry vocals
Taalib-Din Ziyad vocals
Brandon Brown vocals

220 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604
United States
(312) 294-3000