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Christopher Cerrone
Composer

Biography
Christopher Cerrone (b. 1984) is internationally acclaimed for compositions characterized by a subtle handling of timbre and resonance, a deep literary fluency, and a flair for multimedia collaborations. 

Recent commissions include a new opera co-produced by LA Opera and Pittsbsurgh Opera, a violin concerto for Jennifer Koh and the Detroit Symphony, an antiphonal brass concerto for the Cincinnati Symphony, a piano concerto for Shai Wosner and the Phoenix and Albany Symphonies; a percussion concerto for Third Coast Percussion, and three works for the LA Philharmonic. His first opera, Invisible Cities, based on Italo Calvino’s novel, was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize, and his sophomore album, The Pieces That Fall to Earth, was released on New Amsterdam Records in July 2019 to critical acclaim and a GRAMMY nomination. He is also the winner of the 2015-2016 Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition.

Christopher Cerrone holds degrees from Yale and the Manhattan School of Music and is published by Schott NY. He teaches at Mannes School of Music and lives in Brooklyn with his wife.

OPERA America/Opera.ca Grants Awarded
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New Works Forum Showcase 2012


Productions
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Pittsburgh OperaIn a Grove2/19/2022 - 3/3/2022


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