eighth blackbird's First 2012 Kansas City Concert is at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Grammy winning (small ensemble performance/classical Grammy for Steve Mackey’s Lonely Motel) experimental ensemble eighth blackbird, named the Conservatory's 2012 Barr Laureate Ensemble, will give its first 2012 Kansas City performance at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Atkins Auditorium, Sunday, March 4, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
The dynamic program is as follows.
David Lang: these broken wings (2008)
Andy Akiho: ErAsE (2011)
Bruno Mantovani: Chamber Concerto No. 2 (2011)
Philip Glass: Music in Similar Motion (1969)
Stephen Hartke: Meanwhile: Incidental music to imaginary puppet plays (2007)
Stephen Hartke is the Barr Institute’s second laureate, 2009–2012. Andy Akiho's composition, written for the ensemble, is the winner of eighth blackbird's first-ever composition contest.
Name: Dana Self