Grammy Award winners eighth blackbird are back at it again with new album, 'Hand Eye.' Their collaboration with the composers collective of Sleeping Giant, the suite was toured by the group throughout the past year.
Grammy-winning sextet eighth blackbird have announced a second concert at this year's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN. The Chicagoan contemporary classical group will be joined by special guests for their April 1 performance on the festival's "The Sanctuary" stage.
March 25 and 26, the prestigious Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago -- founded in 1967 as one of the world's largest contemporary art venues -- presents 'Ghostlight,' a new concert by Grammy-award winning ensemble eighth blackbird, who perform two pieces that were written for the ensemble: David T. Little's Ghostlight and Bryce Dessner's Murder Ballades
Chris Cerrone has an unconventional ear when it comes to opera and classical. If you don't know what that means then you haven't heard Cerrone's "wireless opera" Invisible Cities, a collaboration with Yuval Sharon.
The 2016 Grammy award nominees were announced this Monday. Among the popular classical contenders are Boston Symphony Orchestra and their Shostakovich Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10 to Andris Nelsons Spirit of the American Range.
Grammy award-winning ensemble eighth blackbird will present their long-awaited production of 'Colombine's Paradise Theatre,' a staged theatrical work by composer Amy Beth Kirsten, at MCA Chicago on September 12.
Accordionist and composer Michael Ward-Bergeman will join eighth blackbird for a program of music influenced by folk songs at Chicago’s Millennium Park on Thursday, June 19.
eighth blackbird's performances at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago on March 8 and 9 will hold some of the group's favorite music, including works by György Ligeti and Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry.
As an L.A. Philharmonic tweet today pointed out, Valentine's Day is only two weeks away. So, on behalf of all those devil-may-care counter-culturists out there, here Classicalite's Five Worst options for totally inappropriate music to hear on February 14th.
Three-time Grammy-winning contemporary music ensemble eighth blackbird returns with another awe-inspiring performance, Still in Motion, at one of New York City's most storied work spaces, The Kitchen.
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You can still hear eighth blackbird before they fly the Chicago coop. The Grammy-winning new music group will present a program dominated by Chicago-area composers on Wednesday, August 28 at Millennium Park--including a première by Glenn Kotche, a composer more widely known as the drummer from rock band Wilco.
The Ravinia Festival will present two firsts on its August 26 program: the première of David Lang's Pulitzer Prize-winning 'little match girl passion,' and the debut of Chicago-based contemporary music ensemble eighth blackbird.