Eighth Blackbird 2014/15 Season Announced

Richard Reed Parry
Cover of Richard Reed Parry

From Eighth Blackbird:

Chicago-based sextet eighth blackbird (www.eighthblackbird.org) is pleased to announce their 2014/15 program and tour. Continuing their tour of Still In Motion, this season features pieces by Bryce Dessner (The National), the late Lee Hyla, Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), Gabriella Smith, Tom Johnson, and György Ligeti. Last season’s Heart and Breath, which includes Amy Beth Kirsten’s multidisciplinary work Colombine’s Paradise Theatre, directed and designed by Mark DeChiazza, will also make its debut in several cities.

A partial list of confirmed 14/15 dates:

New York, New York: Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 7/25-7/26
Chicago, IL: Museum of Contemporary Art, 9/8-9/13
New York, New York: Miller Theater, 9/18
New York, New York: Brooklyn Academy of Music, 10/16-10/18
Boston, MA: New England Conservatory of Music, 10/26
Davidson, NC: Davidson College, 11/21
Ann Arbor, MI: University Musical Society, 1/17
Seattle, WA: University of Washington, 2/7
Hawaii: University of Hawaii at Manoa/Maui Arts and Cultural Center, 2/8-2/15
State College, PA: Penn State, 4/2
Interlochen, MI: Interlochen, 4/9