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Eighth Blackbird

Apr 23, 2018

Since its formation in 1996, Grammy Award-winning Eighth Blackbird has excelled at shaking up the classical world and injecting fun into everything it does. The Chicago-based sextet returns for its third appearance on our series, offering a compelling mix of new music ranging from the raucous to the reflective.


"One of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet" — Chicago Tribune


Program


Timo Andres: Checkered Shade
Christopher Cerrone: South Catalina
Robert Honstein: Conduit
Andrew Norman: Mine, Mime, Meme
Ted Hearne: By-By Huey
Jacob Cooper: Cast