The Core Ensemble
Since its founding in 1993, The Core Ensemble has been acclaimed for the development of a new genre of chamber music theatre works, as well as a long history of commissioning and performing contemporary chamber music.
The Core Ensemble maintains a deep commitment to reaching the widest possible range of audiences demographically and geographically, in formats ranging from formal performance to informal lecture and educational residency programs.
The Core Ensemble has commissioned many of today’s finest composers for new works featuring the unique instrumental combination of cello, piano and percussion. Many of these works have been funded by the most prestigious commissioning programs in the United States. CD recordings have been released on the New World, Albany and Centaur labels.
A series of chamber music theatre works combining music with other performance elements such as narrative and dance have toured nationally and internationally since 1995.