eighth blackbird
Nathalie Joachim, flutes / Michael J. Maccaferri, clarinets / Yvonne Lam, violin & viola
Nicholas Photinos, cello / Matthew Duvall, percussion / Lisa Kaplan, piano

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eighth blackbird
Saturday, February 3, 8pm
Sanders Theatre


Four-time Grammy-winning sextet eighth blackbird is a remarkable band of six virtuosi who together champion the most interesting music of their generation. They will take audiences on a journey through the most exciting new music territory, infusing the experience with adventure, humor, and discovery. Program features two works from the ensemble’s Grammy Award-winning album Filament: Murder Ballades, by Bryce Dessner of the indie rock band The National, and DoubleSpeak, an homage to Phillip Glass by Nico Muhly.

NICO MUHLY: Doublespeak (2012)
BRYCE DESSNER: Murder Ballades (2013, rev. 2015)
DAN TRUEMAN: Suite from Olagón
DAVID LANG: Wed, arr. Kaplan/Duvall (1992)
NED MCGOWAN: Garden of Iniquitous Creatures (2016)

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