Vijay Iyer’s “Human Archipelago” (Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra)

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Vijay Iyer Portrait Photo: Barbara Rigon

A concerto for cello (Inbal Segev) and orchestra, Iyer’s new piece borrows its title from a book project by author Teju Cole and photographer Fazal Sheikh, about the entanglement of climate change and forced migration.

This performance is part of New Music USA’s Amplifying Voices program, which fosters collaboration and collective action between US orchestras and composers toward racial and gender equity in classical music.

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