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Dogs of Desire at SHIFT

  • Blindo Whino 700 Delaware Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20024 United States (map)

The Albany Symphony’s 16-member new music ensemble will perform a contemporary Liederabend, or Song Night with singer Theo Bleckmann. Premiered at the American Music Festival in Troy, NY, the through composed song cycle comprises original works by the members of composer collective Sleeping Giant and new arrangements of existing pieces by Kate Bush and Charles Ives.  Blind Whino is an alternative arts center in Southwest Washington D.C.


Sleeping Giant, program curators & featured composers

David Alan Miller, conductor

Theo Bleckman, vocalist

Hannah Wasileski, artist & projection designer


Andres/Hearne                          I. Protection

Hearne/Andres                          II. To Whom it May Concern

Cerrone                                    III. Four Naomi Songs

Andres                                      IV. How to Pop and Lock in Thirteen Steps

Hearne/Ives                              V. The Cage

Hearne                                     VI. The Cage - #5

Cerrone/Ives                             VII. Serenity

Hearne                                     VIII. Shizz

Andres/Ives                               IX. Tom Sails Away

Hearne/Honstein                       X. The Cage #10

Honstein/Bleckmann                  XI. This Life

Cooper                                     XII. Sunday Calls

Cerrone                                    XIII. Sonata for a Chamber Orchestra

Hearne                                     XIV. The Cage #9

Norman                                    XV. Don’t Even Listen

Cooper/Kate Bush                     XVI. Under Ice

Honstein                                   XVII. Timor Mortis