A new concerto by Clarice Assad for herself + Third Coast Percussion with orchestra

by Clarice Assad

“Clarice Assad is quite simply a phenomenon who has streaked across the world’s musical landscape like one of those comets that appears just once in a lifetime” – Latin Jazz Network

Acclaimed composer/performer Clarice Assad is composing PLAY! a new concerto for herself and Third Coast Percussion to perform as soloists with orchestra. The piece is a sonic exploration of the concept of play in its many forms, and will include games, toys, theater, virtuosity, and a heartfelt emotional underpinning.

Duration: 20 minutes.

Orchestration: – – timp.perc(1) – strings

Contact Reba Cafarelli, TCP Managing Director, for more information:

Read a feature article about Third Coast Percussion’s concerts, residencies, commissions, and other activities from The Chicago Reader.