Eighth Blackbird: Olagón

Music, Classical and opera
Eighth Blackbird
Photograph: Courtesy Eighth Blackbird

Local chamber ensemble Eighth Blackbird premieres it latest evening-length work, Olagón, which was developed with the help of composer and fiddler Dan Trueman, vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird and Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon. The expansive, 85-minute piece draws on traditional Irish and American folk music and incorporates electronic instruments.

By: Zach Long


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