By Eighth Blackbird
eighth blackbird presents an evening-long work by the composer collective Sleeping Giant at the MCA during its residency. The work is commissioned by the Frankel Foundation for the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall. Visual arts production elements made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. This film by Maren Celest shows rehearsal footage and interviews during a workshop at eighth blackbird’s Chicago studio in December 2014.