Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble Oct. 12-14 • Studio Z • Details Zeitgeist kicks off the 2018-2019 season with their fourth annual collaboration with Cleveland-based No Exit New Music Ensemble. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers.
Zeitgeist Halloween Festival 2018 "Things that go bump in the night" Oct. 25-28 • Studio Z • Details Zeitgeist’s Halloween Festival takes over Studio Z for four days of haunting sounds, bone-chilling new commissions, spine-tingling storytelling, and the return of Crocus Hill Ghost Story, a macabre tale of a house possessed created by composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor D.J. Mendel.
Playing it Close to Home Feb. 8-9, Studio Z • Feb. 10, location TBA • Details With winning songs from our Eric Stokes Song Contest plus music by local composer Yohannes Tona, our annual Playing it Close to Home concert celebrates the wealth of musical creativity found right here in our own backyard.
Early Music Festival: Pauline Oliveros April 4-7 • Studio Z • Details Zeitgeist’s 9th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of composer Pauline Oliveros. From the 1960's until her death in 2016, Oliveros influenced American music profoundly through her work with improvisation, meditation, electronic music, myth and ritual.
Zeitgeist with 113 Collective May 17-19 • Studio Z • Details Zeitgeist teams up with Twin Cities composers collective 113 to present new works by 113 members. 113, a collection of composers and performers of new music, curates concerts, seminars, and master classes throughout the Twin Cities with a focus on community building, educational outreach, and emphasis on extensive interaction between composers and performers.