Liquid Music 2013-14 Schedule

From The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra:

ZOLA JESUS AND STEPHEN PRUTSMAN WITH SPCO STRING QUARTET; IAN DING AND ASHLEY BATHGATE
Shared evening of new song arrangements by singer-songwriter Zola Jesus and former SPCO Artistic Partner Stephen Prutsman; new works for percussion and cello duo Ian Ding and Ashley Bathgate (Bang on a Can All-Stars) with a world premiere by composer Ted Hearne
Sunday | Sep 22 | 7pm
Amsterdam Bar & Hall, downtown Saint Paul

JHEREK BISCHOFF: Composed
Songwriter, producer, performer and composer Jherek Bischoff hosts guest vocalists Sondre Lerche, Ólöf Arnalds, and Poliça’s Channy Leaneagh, alongside a chamber ensemble of Twin Cities instrumentalists, Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier, and more
Friday | Oct 18 | 8pm
Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul

ENSEMBLE DAL NIENTE
Contemporary chamber music group Ensemble dal Niente and synched video combine in a world premiere work by Minnesota composer Noah Keesecker
Tuesday | Nov 5 | 7:30pm
The Music Room, Saint Paul

ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER AND TIM HECKER
Two leading international electronic experimentalists Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never) and Tim Hecker share an aurally adventurous evening of light and shadow that dips deep into drone, ambient, distortion and beyond
Saturday | Nov 16 | 8pm
William and Nadine McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center

HILARY HAHN AND HAUSCHKA: Silfra
Contemporary innovators and collaborators violinist Hilary Hahn and pianist Hauschka present music from their free-spirited and ambitious release Silfra
Sunday | Jan 12 | 7pm
Aria, Warehouse District of Minneapolis

OLGA BELL: Origin/Outcome
With Tom Vek and Angel Deradoorian
World premiere of song cycle Krai, dazzling visuals by Alejandro Crawford (MGMT), vocals by Angel Deradoorian (former member of Dirty Projectors) and Nothankyou, the debut of Bell’s collaboration with British musician Tom Vek
Thursday | Feb 13 | 8pm
William and Nadine McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center

S/S/S: Jim Hodges Retrospective music experience
Inspired by the work of contemporary visual artist Jim Hodges, rapper Serengeti, composer/producer Son Lux and singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens will release their sophomore recording in conjunction with the first comprehensive survey of Hodges’ work in the U.S.
Feb 14-May 11, 2014
Walker Art Center Galleries

TIMO ANDRES: Work Songs featuring Gabriel Kahane, Ted Hearne, Becca Stevens and Nathan Koci
Composer and pianist Timo Andres makes his Twin Cities debut with a new song cycle specifically created for fellow rising-star composers and multi-instrumentalists Gabriel Kahane, Ted Hearne, Becca Stevens and Nathan Koci
Friday | Mar 21 | 8pm
Saturday | Mar 22 | 8pm
The Music Room, Saint Paul

DANIEL BJARNASON AND NADIA SIROTA
Premiere of Daniel Bjarnason’s string orchestra version of his stirring concerto Sleep Variations composed expressly for widely-heralded violist Nadia Sirota
Tuesday | May 6 | 7:30pm
Amsterdam Bar & Hall, downtown Saint Paul

ETHEL: Documerica
Documerica melds multiple-screen video projections with music by some of today’s top composers, performed with electrifying virtuosity by alternative string quartet ETHEL
Tuesday | Jun 3 | 7:30pm
Aria, Warehouse District of Minneapolis