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Library of Congress — ONLINE

Third Coast Percussion joins the Library of Congress’s annual Founder’s Day Concert, with a world premiere by Gemma Peacocke and a rebroadcast of Metamorphosis with choreography by Movement Art Is.

This FREE online concert features a rebroadcast of Metamorphosis, Third Coast Percussion’s collaborative program with Movement Art Is, as well as the world premiere of The threshold we cross with closed eyes by Gemma Peacocke, written for Third Coast Percussion.

The concert will premiere on October 30 at 8pm ET / 7pm CT, on loc.gov/concerts, the Library’s YouTube channel and the Performing Arts at the Library of Congress Facebook page. The event is FREE and tickets are not required.

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Program

Metamorphosis

PHILIP GLASS (arr. by Third Coast Percussion) Metamorphosis I
JLIN Perspective
TYONDAI BRAXTON Sunny X
PHILIP GLASS (arr. by Third Coast Percussion) Amazon River

GEMMA PEACOCKE The threshold we cross with closed eyes *world premiere*
featuring video art by Xuan

 

Metamorphosis credits

Movement by Ron Myles and Quentin Robinson
Choreography by Movement Art Is (Jon Boogz and Lil Buck)
Lighting design by Joe Burke
Stage direction by Leslie Buxbaum Danzig
Filmed at La Jolla Music Society’s Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center

Click here to watch the Metamorphosis trailer, with videography by David Javier, Tim Salaz, and Dakota Sillyman.

 

The threshold we cross with closed eyes by Gemma Peacocke was written for Third Coast Percussion with the support of  Creative New Zealand. Additional support provided by the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation.

Metamorphosis is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and by Meany Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Washington, with additional support from the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation and the Julian Family Foundation.

Perspective by Jlin was commissioned for Third Coast Percussion by the Boulanger Initiative, the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation, Carnegie Hall, the Lester & Hope Abelson Fund for the Performing Arts at the Chicago Community Foundation, the DEW Foundation, and Third Coast Percussion’s New Works Fund.

Sunny X by Tyondai Braxton was commissioned for Third Coast Percussion by the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, George Mason University, and Carnegie Hall with additional support from Third Coast Percussion’s New Works Fund.

 

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