Schedule of Events

Sep
10
Tue
2019
Teju Cole “Go Down Moses” Exhibit Performance @ Museum of Contemporary Photography
Sep 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join the Chicago-based, four-time Grammy-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird for a special performance at the MoCP. Experience a musical journey through the museum, as the ensemble leads a multi-sensory, interactive performance that responds to the visual imagery of the exhibition sonically. This event is free, but space is limited.

Sep
23
Mon
2019
Coastal Futures Conservatory Concert @ University of Virginia
Sep 23 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The McIntire Department of Music presents The Coastal Futures Conservatory concert featuring Eighth Blackbird and the Rivanna String Quartet on September 23 in Old Cabell Hall. The Coastal Futures Conservatory integrates arts and humanities into the investigation of coastal change. Working with scientists at the Virginia Coastal Reserve, an NSF-supported Long-Term Ecological Research site, the Conservatory aims to deepen understanding and stimulate imagination by opening ways to listen to the dynamics reshaping coasts.

Program:
Matthew Butner: Festival of Whispers
Evans: Eroding
Holland: The Clarity of Cold Air

Oct
10
Thu
2019
Love Letters @ Art Institute of Chicago
Oct 10 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Oct
11
Fri
2019
Ways of Looking with Pamela Z @ Art Institute of Chicago
Oct 11 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Program:
Nina Shekhar: ice ‘n’ SPICE
Viet Cuong: Electric Aroma
Fjola Evans: Eroding
Holly Harrison: Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup
Intermission:
Andy Akiho: Karukeranai
Jonathan Bailey Holland: The Clarity of Cold Air
Pamela Z: Ways of Looking (Chicago Premiere)

Performance will take place in Fullerton Hall. Pamela Z’s appearance is supported in part by a partnership with the Sound Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Oct
17
Thu
2019
Sutton Concert Series @ The University of Oklahoma
Oct 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Program:
Nina Shekhar: ice ‘n’ SPICE
Andy Akiho: Karakurenai
Fjola Evans: Eroding
Holly Harrison: Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup
-intermission-
Jessie Marino: Rot Blau
Viet Cuong: Electric Aroma
Jonathan Bailey Holland: The Clarity of Cold Air
Julius Eastman: Stay On It

Nov
19
Tue
2019
Sweden Tour
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day

Program:
Nina Shekhar: ice ‘n’ SPICE
Andy Akiho: Karakurenai
Fjola Evans: Eroding
Holly Harrison: Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup
-intermission-
Jessie Marino: Rot Blau
Viet Cuong: Electric Aroma
Jonathan Bailey Holland: The Clarity of Cold Air
Julius Eastman: Stay On It

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Cal Performances @ University of California, Berkeley
Dec 14 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Program:
Nina Shekhar: ice ‘n’ SPICE (2018)
Andy Akiho: Karakurenai (2007)
Fjola Evans: Eroding (2017)
Holly Harrison: Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup (2016)
-intermission-
Viet Cuong: Electric Aroma (2017, arr. 2018)
Jonathan Bailey Holland: The Clarity of Cold Air (2013)
Pamela Z: Ways of Looking (2019 – Bay Area Premiere)

Feb
14
Fri
2020
ice ‘n’ SPICE @ Gettysburg College
Feb 14 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Program:
Nina Shekhar: ice ‘n’ SPICE
Fjola Evans: Eroding
Andy Akiho: Karakurenai
Holly Harrison: Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup

-intermission-

Jessie Marino: Rot Blau
Viet Cuong: Electric Aroma
Jonathan Bailey Holland: The Clarity of Cold Air
Julius Eastman: Stay On It

Performance will take place in Schmucker Hall 222 Recital Hall.

Mar
9
Mon
2020
Oregon Music Festival
Mar 9 – Mar 14 all-day
Apr
18
Sat
2020
Transient Landscapes @ University of Richmond
Apr 18 all-day