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eighth blackbird Drop New Album, 'Hand Eye,' with Sleeping Giant Composers >>

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.

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Big Ears Festival to Host Concerts from Grammy Winners eighth blackbird >>

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.

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Will Oldham Joins eighth blackbird for 'Ghostlight' Concerts >>

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

EXCLUSIVE Chris Cerrone Talks 'Invisible Cities,' Great Lakes Festival Commission and More

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Cerrone Talks 'Invisible Cities,' Great Lakes Festival Commission and More >>

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.

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Grammy Nominations 2016: List of Classical Musicians Contending for Awards >>

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.

eighth blackbird to Present ‘Columbine’s Paradise Theatre,’ a Musical Fantasy on commedia dell’arte Themes, at MCA Chicago

eighth blackbird to Present ‘Colombine’s Paradise Theatre,’ a Musical Fantasy on Commedia dell’Arte Themes, at MCA Chicago >>

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Munro of eighth blackbird Talks ‘Murder Ballades,’ Music of Michael Ward-Bergeman on Free Millennium Park Concert

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Munro of eighth blackbird Talks ‘Murder Ballades,’ Music of Michael Ward-Bergeman on Free Millennium Park Concert >>

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.

EXCLUSIVE: eighth blackbird's Tim Munro on "Still in Motion" Program (Ligeti, Mackey, T. Johnson, Arcade Fire) at MCA Chicago >>

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.

Classicalite's Five Worst: Valentine’s Day Music >>

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.

Contemporary Music Super-Group eighth blackbird Performs 'Still In Motion' at The Kitchen in February >>

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.

Classicalite’s Five Best: Rock Musicians with Classical Chops >>

Classicalite's list of the five best rock musicians who also compose classical music.

eighth blackbird Plays Music of Wilco Drummer Glenn Kotche and Other Bad Boys of New Music at Free Chicago Concert >>

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.

David Lang’s ‘the little match girl passion’ to Receive Ravinia Festival Première >>

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.

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