New Music USA must have a crack team of film editors on staff because they somehow managed to find a minute of footage from our planning session in Chicago with no profanity.
Six composers in five cities getting pretty good at Google Hangouts.
Sleeping Giant recently flew to Chicago for a workshop with eighth blackbird on our new piece Hand Eye. While we were there, Maren Celest created a video trailer for the piece. In it, you’ll hear bits of new music by, in order, Chris, Timo (me), and Rob, as well as a stunningly articulate Timo (still […]
We Giants look back on 2014 as a long, structural crescendo leading to the fortissimo that will be 2015. Two big projects will have their long-awaited premières: Hand Eye, our evening length collaborative work for eighth blackbird, and our re-imagining of Mozart’s Requiem for Albany Symphony. Almost all the Sleeping Giants released albums of their […]
Hi! We’ve been busy, sorry for the radio silence. Histories, our first collaborative work, recently surfaced in New Orleans, where it was performed by a group of New Orleans Symphony musicians, led by the fearless trombonist Matt Wright. And, looks! We’re the proud recipients of a 2013 Music Alive Grant, which will fund a two-year […]
Friends, Family, Fun Folk, we’re having a fundraiser! This season Sleeping Giant will attempt its first ever collaborative project. Teaming up with Ensemble ACJW and the Deviant Septet, your Sleepy Gs are ganging together to write a companion piece to Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat. One portion of this project premieres Valentine’s day 2012 at Carnegie […]
The Sleeping Giant/Ensemble ACJW collaboration is happening! Details here. The project will involve a collaborative work by various Sleepy Gs and will accompany Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat. This is our first attempt creating something together from scratch and will definitely be an adventure. The work will be premiered February 14, 2012 at Weill Recital Hall. […]
We’re happy to report the next Sleeping Giant fiesta will be June 15 at Littlefield. If you haven’t been, Littlefield is a great art space in Gowanus on Degraw bewteen 3rd and 4th avenues. It’s even more awesome in the summer when they open up the bar/cafe area to include a lovely outdoor enclave. The […]
Stay tuned for Sleeping Giant events to come in the summer and fall of 2011!