78th Birthday at the Green Mill, 2015
Every year about this time the venerable Chicago composer George Flynn celebrates his birthday with a Sunday afternoon concert at the Green Mill, and this year’s event—marking his 78th year—doubles as a celebration of a strong new album of compositions performed by some of the city’s finest players.
Classical Connect Completes the George Flynn Project
Chicago, IL, July 29, 2009 – (PR.com) – Classical Connect, the leading free virtual concert hall, proudly presents the music of the remarkable contemporary classical composer George Flynn.
Chicago Reader Interview, 2003
“This is music that almost nobody wants to hear,” says composer and DePaul music professor George Flynn of his solo piano work Trinity. Variously described as “raw and bloody,” “relentlessly dissonant,” and “possibly the most violent piano music ever written,” the 93-minute piece contains three sections: “Wound” (1968), “Kanal” (1976), and “Salvage” (1993). “Wound,” says Flynn, “might be how Osama bin Laden would express his attitude about this country, were he to write new music.”