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eighth blackbird & Sleeping Giant (US) – Hand Eye
Saturday, April 30, 2016; 8 PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15 PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor, Vancouver)
Hand Eye brings together a musical dreamteam: multi-Grammy winning ensemble eighth blackbird, and superstar composer sextet Sleeping Giant unite for an eveninglength work fizzing with the alchemy of twelve strong personalities.
“eighth blackbird play like musicians possessed… they take wing, soaring on an upthrust of precision-tooled virtuosity.” – BBC, London
Hand Eye was commissioned by the Stuart and Maxine Frankel Foundation for the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall.