Oct
21
Sat
Eighth Blackbird with the Philadelphia Orchestra @ Verizon Hall
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm

We join the Philadelphia Orchestra for three performances of Jennifer Higdon’s concerto On a Wire.

Oct
25
Wed
Interlochen Residency Activity-Matthew Duvall @ Interlochen
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Oct
30
Mon
University of Richmond Residency Activity @ University of Richmond
Oct 30 – Nov 4 all-day
Dec
4
Mon
Olagón Preview at the Poetry Foundation @ Poetry Foundation
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm

Come hear excerpts from out newest work, Olagón ahead of its premiere later in December.

Olagón is a new, evening-length work, developed through collaborations with composer/fiddler Dan Trueman, vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird of the contemporary Irish supergroup The Gloaming, and Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, along with stage direction by Mark DiChiazza.

For more information on Olagón, visit http://www.olagon.org.

This production is generously supported by Olagón’s Lead Commissioner, The Poetry Foundation.

Dec
5
Tue
Olagón Preview at Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater @ Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come hear a semi-staged preview performance of Dan Trueman’s Olagón.

Olagón is a new, evening-length work, developed through collaborations with composer/fiddler Dan Trueman, vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird of the contemporary Irish supergroup The Gloaming, and Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, along with stage direction by Mark DiChiazza.

For more information on Olagón, visit http://www.olagon.org.

This production is generously supported by Olagón’s Lead Commissioner, The Poetry Foundation.

Dec
8
Fri
Chicago Premiere of Olagón at Victory Gardens Theater @ Victory Gardens Theater
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm

We’re thrilled to announce the Chicago Premiere of our newest work, Olagón.

Olagón is a new, evening-length work, developed through collaborations with composer/fiddler Dan Trueman, vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird of the contemporary Irish supergroup The Gloaming, and Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, along with stage direction by Mark DiChiazza.

For more information on Olagón, visit http://www.olagon.org.

This production is generously supported by Olagón’s Lead Commissioner, The Poetry Foundation.

Dec
9
Sat
Chicago Premiere of Olagón at Victory Gardens Theater @ Victory Gardens Theater
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm

We’re thrilled to announce the Chicago Premiere of our newest work, Olagón.

Olagón is a new, evening-length work, developed through collaborations with composer/fiddler Dan Trueman, vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird of the contemporary Irish supergroup The Gloaming, and Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, along with stage direction by Mark DiChiazza.

For more information on Olagón, visit http://www.olagon.org.

This production is generously supported by Olagón’s Lead Commissioner, The Poetry Foundation.

Jan
23
Tue
Interlochen Residency Activity-Matthew Duvall @ Interlochen
Jan 23 – Jan 25 all-day
Feb
2
Fri
UChicago Presents: Eighth Blackbird with Amadinda @ Logan Center for the Arts
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm

Amadinda joins us once more for a performance at University of Chicago. In connection with UChicago’s Ligeti Series, we’ll be paying homage to György Ligeti with selected arrangements of his piano etudes, along with a co-commissioned work by Lukas Ligeti. The program also features works by Steve Reich and selections from Hand Eye.

Feb
3
Sat
Celebrity Series of Boston @ Sanders Theatre
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm

We’re heading to Boston for the Boston Celebrity Series. The program will feature works by David Lang, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, and Ned McGowan.