New orchestral structures appear from time to time. They are born in the imaginations of musicians who are ready to rebalance responsibility and authority. In the case of The Knights, artistic autonomy and preservation of joy are motivating factors for the players.
Founded in 2006 by composer/electric guitarist Bryce Dessner (of both Clogs and The National), MusicNOW reflects Dessner’s own blended musical background by bringing together artists from across the musical landscape.
The Liquid Music Series is presented by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and curated by Kate Nordstrum, who has been bringing an incredible array of post-genre contemporary music to the Twin Cities for the past decade.