January 27, 2019

eighth blackbird performs ‘You Are Free’ on NPR’s Live From Here

eighth blackbird gave a stunning performance of Sarah’s piece You Are Free on NPR’s Live From Here with Chris Thile (previously known as Prairie Home Companion.) The blackbirds also performed music by David Lang and Bryce Dessner, on a show that featured Jason Isbell and comedian Kurt Braunohler.

You can listen to the show here. Sarah’s piece happens at 1:10:00.

You Are Free was originally commissioned by Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble in 2015.