The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series develops innovative new projects with iconoclastic artists in unique presentation formats. Liquid Music performances invite adventurous audiences to discover the new and the fascinating within the flourishing landscape of contemporary chamber music.
“Best of Classical.” – The New York Times
“Liquid Music melds genres and blows minds.” – Minnesota Public Radio
“The stars have aligned...Someday tell your grandchildren you were there.” – MinnPost
*world premiere ^Liquid Music commission
Saul Williams and Mivos Quartet with composers Jace Clayton and Ted Hearne | No One Ever Does*^
Devendra Banhart with special guests Lucky Dragons, Jessica Pratt, Helado Negro (Roberto Carlos Lange), William Basinski, Rodrigo Amarante (Los Hermanos, Orchestral Imperial), Hecuba and Harold Budd | Devendra Banhart and Friends
Steven Mackey and Mark DeChiazza with Jason Treuting (So Percussion), musicians of the SPCO and dancers Sara Gurevich, Denisa Musilova and Navarra Novy-Williams | Orpheus Unsung*^
Helado Negro and special guests, including Laetitia Sadier (Stereolab), Mikael Jorgenson (Wilco), Adron, Jason Trammell (David Byrne) and Minneapolis Music Company | Island Universe Story (Cuentos del Universo Solitario) ^*
Bryce Dessner and friends, featuring Caroline Shaw, Richard Reed Parry, Buke & Gase, Benjamin Lanz, So Percussion, Little Scream, Quiet River of Dust, Minneapolis Music Company and musicians of the SPCO
Ethel | Documerica
Laurie Anderson | Dirtday!
Valgeir Sigurðsson with Erica Burton