Musical worlds merge when Louis Langrée and the CSO embark on a groundbreaking artistic collaboration with Cincinnati’s premier new music festival, MusicNOW, and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. With unique programs on Friday and Saturday evenings, explore heart-pounding music of pure intensity, gorgeous melodies and sheer genius. The festival features the solo electric guitar talents of Bryce and Aaron Dessner of the acclaimed rock band, The National, performing Bryce’s St. Carolyn by the Sea, and global premieres by the world’s hottest composers, Nico Muhly and Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang. This concert weekend also features the second appearance this season of the Grammy-winning sextet and ensemble-in-residence, eighth blackbird, Penderecki’s riveting Polymorphia, and Radiohead guitarist and keyboardist Jonny Greenwood’s 48 Responses to his idol’s Polymorphia.
Buy both performances for the ultimate festival experience.
Eighth blackbird residency made possible by Dan and Jan Lewis and Ginger and David Warner