Nick Photinos with Doug Perkins & Yasuko Oura at Constellation
* ALBUM RELEASE SHOW! *
Join cellist Nick Photinos, best known as the founding cellist of the four-time Grammy winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird, as he performs music from his first solo album, Petits Artéfacts, out 8/25 on the New Amsterdam label. The show features never-before-recorded music from the album from some of the most acclaimed names in new music — David Lang, Andrew Norman, Bryce Dessner, David T. Little — but also a newer generation of groundbreaking composers like Angélica Negrón, Florent Ghys, Molly Joyce, and Pascal Le Boeuf, who are quickly gaining notoriety as well. Nick is joined by Doug Perkins, declared a “percussion virtuoso ” by the New York Times and who is the album's producer and percussionist, as well as noted collaborative pianist Yasuko Oura, who serves on Northwestern faculty.
“...A commanding soloist”