Events

Upcoming

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Dots+Loops Festival
Brisbane, Australia
September 8, 2017

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
The Egg
Albany, NY
November  18, 2017
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Ripple the Sky
KC Jukebox
The Kennedy Center
December 8, 2017
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Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
The Mansion at Strathmore
North Bethesda, MD
Feruary 22, 2018
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Elliott Smith Project, a collaborative work
3rd Angle New Music
The Mansion at Strathmore
North Bethesda, MD
April 12–13, 2018 (2 performances)
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Days Gone By

Unspun
Berkeley Ballet Theater Spring Showcase
choreography by Robert Dekkers
June 10 + 11, 2017 (2 shows)

Sanctus
performed by the Dayton Philharmonic, with all of Sleeping Giant’s Requiem
Schuster Center
Dayton, Ohio
June 4, 2017

bad black bottom kind
performed by the Argus Quartet
Caramoor
Katanoh, NY
April 2, 2017

bad black bottom kind
performed by the Argus Quartet
Roulette
Brookyn, NY
March 31, 2017

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Lone Tree Arts Center
Denver, CO
March 15-16, 2017 (2 performances)

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Lone Tree Arts Center
Denver, CO
March 11, 2017

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Kentucky Center (Brown Theater)
Louisville, KY
March 8, 2017

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
The Joyce Theater
New York, NY
February 28–March 5, 2017 (6 performances)

bad black bottom kind
performed by the Argus Quartet
Los Angeles City College
February 23, 2017

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Bovard Auditorium
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
February 21, 2017

bad black bottom kind
performed by the Argus Quartet
James Madison University
February 16, 2017

Ripple the Sky
performed by Jonathan Woody and members of the San Francisco Symphony
John Adams 70th birthday celebration
Soundbox
San Francisco, CA
February 10 + 11, 2017 (2 performances)

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Eighth Blackbird
University of Tennessee Chattanooga Fine Arts Center
February 6, 2017

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
ARSTLive
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH
January 25, 2017

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Purdue Convocations
Lafayette, IN
December 10, 2016

Air I and Air II
performed by Mobius Percussion
Ware Hall
West Chester University
December 7, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Eighth Blackbird
Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, Netherlands
November 18, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Eighth Blackbird
Theaters Tilburg
Tilburg, Netherlands
November 18, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Eighth Blackbird
Forrestal-Bowld Music Center
Philips Exeter Academy
November 8, 2016

Antique Windfall from Silver Threads
performed by Mellissa Hughes
Cammilleri Hall
The Brain and Creativity Institute of USC
Los Angeles, CA
October 25, 2016

Pasturing II
performed by The Living Earth Show
Dance Music album release show
National Sawdust
Brooklyn, NY
October 21, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Historic Asolo Theater at the Ringling
Sarasota, FL
October 13, 14, and 15, 2016 (3 performances)

Sanctus
performed by the Slovenian National Theater choir and orchestra
part of Evergreen, by Karmina Silec
Opera and Balet Ljubljana
Ljubljana, Slovenia
October 6-12, 2016 (5 performances)

Ley Line
performed by Ashley Bathgate, with Lil Buck
Redfern Arts Center
Keene State College
Keene, NH
October 5, 2016

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Imperial Theater – Westabou Festival
Augusta, GA

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
on Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Miller Performing Arts Center
Alfred, NY
September 2-3, 2016 (2 performances)

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Park-McCullough Barn
Bennington, VT
August 17, 2016

Pasturing I and Pasturing II
performed by the Living Earth Show with Post:ballet
Z-Space
San Francisco, CA
August 4-6, 2016 (3 performances)

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Bang on a Can Summer Festival @ MassMOCA
North Adams, MA
July 28, 2016

Arches
performed by Michael Nicolas
On Some of a Thousands Words, a dance collaboration between Brian Brooks, Wendy Whelan, and Brooklyn Rider
Ted Shawn Theatre @ Jacob’s Pillow
July 27-31, 2016 (6 performances)

Ley Line
Shanghai Conservatory
Shanghai, China
June 29, 2016

bad black bottom kind
Shanghai Conservatory
Shanghai, China
June 29, 2016

Pasturing II
performed by The Living Earth Show
EMPAC
Troy, NY
June 11, 2016

Serenade
performed by the Dogs of Desire
EMPAC
Troy, NY
June 10, 2016

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Tribeca New Music
The Cell
New York, NY
May 15, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
The Orpheum Annex
Vancouver, BC
April 30, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Irvine Barclay Theater
Irvine, CA
April 24, 2016

Ripple the Sky (premiere)
performed by Theo Bleckmann and the LA Phil New Music Group
collaboration with poet Greg Alan Brownderville
part of 21c Liederabend, op. LA
April 19, 2016

Concert with Theo Bleckmann and Carl Cranmer
West Chester University New Music Series
West Chester, PA
April 7, 2016

Cadenza for Mozart’s Piano Concerto, K 175, movement I
performed by Timo Andres and the Albany Symphony Orchestra
Palace Theater
Albany, NY
March 19, 2016

Ley Line from Ash, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Underground DTSA
Santa Ana, CA
Saturday, March 12, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
McCullough Theater
Austin, TX
March 10, 2016

Unspun from Silver Threads
performed by Jamie Jordan
The Andy Warhol Museum
Pittsburgh, PA
March 5, 2016

Silver Threads
dance with choreography by Robert Dekkers
Post:ballet Jam
SOMArts Cultural Center
San Francisco, CA
March 4, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Cal Performances series
Berkeley, CA
February 14, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL
January 23 + 24, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
January 18, 2016

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center
Philadelphia, PA
January 15, 2016

Ley Line (premiere)
from Ash (a.k.a. Unwound), a Sleeping Giant collaboration
written for and performed by Ashley Bathgate
presented by Metropolis Ensemble
(Le) Poisson Rouge
New York, NY
January 12, 2016

Silver Threads
Christ Church Cathedral
Dublin, Ireland
December 13, 2015

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Winspear Performance Hall
Denton, TX
November 11, 2015

Pasturing I (premiere)
performed by the Living Earth Show with Post:ballet
Oasis
San Francisco, CA
November 5, 2015

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Page Theatre
Winona, MN
October 28, 2015

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
performed by eighth blackbird
Morse Recital Hall
Yale University
New Haven, CT
October 20, 2015

Performing on laptop with Theo Bleckmann and ACME
National Sawdust opening night
Brooklyn, NY
October 1, 2015

Clifton Gates
performed by Vicky Chow
Bang on a Can Summer Festival
MassMOCA
North Adams, MA
July 16, 2015

Cast from Hand Eye, a Sleeping Giant collaboration
written for and performed by eighth blackbird
Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival
Southfield, MI
June 27, 2015

Silver Threads
performed by Rachel Gottlieb Kalmowitz
Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, MI
June 26, 2015

Arches
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Spoleto Festival
Charleston, SC
May 29-31, 2015 (5 performances)

Pasturing II
performed by the Living Earth Show
Spoleto Festival
Charleston, SC
May 28, 2015

Alla stagion dei fior (video screening)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella series
Disney Hall
Los Angeles, CA
May 26, 2015

Sunday Calls (premiere) and Under Ice (arrangement)
A Sleeping Giant collaboration
Written for and performed by the Dogs of Desire with Theo Bleckmann
EMPAC
Troy, NY
May 15, 2015

Silver Threads
performance of complete cycle by Mellissa Hughes
3rd Angle New Music, Studio Series
Portland, OR
April 16 + 17, 2015

Sanctus (premiere)
new work for the Albany Symphony in connection with Mozart’s Requiem
A Sleeping Giant collaboration
Troy Savings Bank
Albany, NY
March 21 + 22, 2015

“Silver Threads” (title track)
performed by Wild Rumpus
Center for New Music
San Francisco, CA
February 28, 2015

Silver Threads
performance of complete cycle by Mellissa Hughes
Shenandoah New Music series
Shenandoah Conservatory
Winchester, VA
February 26, 2015

Stabat Mater Dolorosa
part of Toxic Psalms, performed by the Carmina Slovenica choir
Prototype Festival
New York, NY
January 8 through January 11, 2015 (5 performances)

Selections from Silver Threads
performed by Mellissa Hughes
WQXR / Q2 “Best of 2014: New Music”
The Greene Space
December 2, 2014

Arches
performed by Jacques Lee Wood
D.M.A. recital
Yale School of Music
New Haven, CT
November 6, 2014

Pasturing (Reprise)
performed by the Living Earth Show
Bakehouse Art Complex
Miami, FL
October 25, 2014

La Plus Que Plus Que Lente
performed by Kathy Supové
Outpost Series
UC Riverside, CA
October 21, 2014

La Plus Que Plus Que Lente
performed by Kathy Supové
People in Electronics Series
Los Angeles, CA
October 11, 2014

Arches
performed by Jacques Lee Wood
West Chester University new music concert
West Chester, PA
October 16, 2014

Pasturing (Reprise)
peformed by the Living Earth Show
private fundraiser event
Center for New Music
San Francisco, CA
October 16, 2014

Arches
Performed by Ashley Bathgate
Wachenheim Gallery
Saratoga Springs, NY
October 10, 2014

Der Spruch der Mitternacht (premiere)
for the Amherst Schubert Project
Amherst, MA
Sept 21, 2014

selections from the Silver Threads cycle
performed by Mellissa Hughes
Tribeca New Music Festival
The Cell Theater
New York, NY
May 17, 2014

Silver Threads album release show
performed by Mellissa Hughes
with special guests Eric Beach, Nathan Koci, and James Moore
lighting design by Nick Kolin; supertitles design by Laura Grey
Le Poisson Rouge
New York, NY
May 7, 2014

DJ Set!
Bang on a Can Summer Festival Benefit Party
JACK
Brooklyn, NY
April 30, 2014

La plus que plus que lente
performed by Kathy Supové
SEAMUS National Concerence
Crowell Hall
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
March 28, 2014

selections from the Silver Threads cycle
performed by Mellissa Hughes
American Songbook Series
Lincoln Center, NY
March 20, 2014

Agitated, stumbling, like an endless run-on sentence
(part of Histories by Sleeping Giant)
performed by Present Music, with choreography by Danceworks Performance Company
Next Act Theater
255 S. Water St., Milwaukee
March 6-9, 2014

Arches
performed by Ashley Bathgate
fundraiser for Ashley’s Sleeping Giant commission
Dumbo, NY
January 19, 2014

La plus que plus que lente
performed by Kathy Supové
Spectrum
New York, NY
December 12, 2013

Stabat Mater Dolorosa
performed by the String Orchestra of Brooklyn
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
New York, NY
Dec 14, 2013

D.M.A. recital, Yale School of Music
performances by Mellissa Hughes, Timo Andres, Jacques Lee Wood
Sprague Hall
New Haven, CT
November 7, 2013

Unspun (from the Silver Threads cycle)
performed by Mellissa Hughes
MATA Benefit honoring Dawn Upshaw
Tibet House
New York, NY
September 21, 2013

Silver Threads cycle
performed by the Carmina Slovenica choir
Karmina Silec, director
Gallus Hall of Cankarjev Dom
Ljulbljana, Slovenia
September 22, 2013

Silver Threads cycle
performed by the Carmina Slovenica choir
Karmina Silec, director
Union Hall
Maribor, Slovenia
September 26, 2013

Arches
performed by Jacques Lee Wood
Center Church
Hartford, CT
September 29, 2013

Arches
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Drom
New York, NY
September 8, 2013

Unspun (from the Silver Threads cycle)
performed by Jamie Jordan
Shapeshifter Lab
Brooklyn, NY
September 6, 2013

Arches
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Bang on a Can Summer Festival
MassMOCA
North Adams, MA
July 24, 2013

Agitated, Stumbling, Like an Endless Run-on Sentence
(part of Histories by Sleeping Giant)
Performed by Matt Abramo, Matt McDonald, Doug Reneau, Dave Salay, Stephanie Thompson, Kate Withrow, and Matt Wright
Blue Nile
New Orleans, LA
June 11, 2013

Serenade
for the Dogs of Desire (of the Albany Symphony)
text by Zach Savich
EMPAC
Troy, NY
May 31, 2013

Clifton Gates
performed by Vicky Chow
Transit DoubleBill Series
The Church of the Advent Hope
New York, NY
May 27, 2013

Black or White (video)
Wild Up / L.A. Philharmonic Brooklyn Festival
REDCAT
Los Angeles, CA
8:30 pm, April 17, 2013

La Plus Que Plus Que Lente
written for and premiered by Kathy Supové
Roulette
Brooklyn, NY
April 12, 2013

Arches
performed by Ashley Bathgate
Spectrum
New York, NY
March 6, 2013

Fame and Antique Windfall
performed by Mellissa Hughes
text by Kristin Kelly and Zach Savich
4th Annual New Music Bake Sale
Roulette
Brooklyn, NY
March 3, 2013

Silver Threads project (includes the premiere of Antique Windfall)
Written for and performed by Mellissa Hughes
New texts by Kristin Kelly, Dora Malech, Zach Savich
Supertitles design by Laura Grey; lighting design by Eric Southern
Double bill with Corey Dargel
(Le) Poisson Rouge
New York, NY
7:30 pm, January 7, 2013

Arches
performed by Richard Vaudrey
DMA Recital, Stony Brook University
8 pm, Friday, December 14, 2012

Triptych III: Alla stagion dei fior (video)
Street: Festival of Electronic Music, Art, and Performance
Presented by FETA
Miami, FL
December 6, 2012

For Time To Pour and Unspun
performed by Jamie Jordan, Nora Krahl, and Matt Evans
Exapno
Brooklyn, NY
December 1, 2012

Not Just Another Piece for Solo Bass Drum
performed by Robert Schulz
Ensemble 451 “Across the Ages” concerts
Armory Café
Somerville, MA
November 29, 2012

Arches
performed by Nora Krahl
Permutations Series
New York, NY
November 17, 2012

bad black bottom kind
performed by the Calder Quartet
Music at Amherst Series
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
October 13, 2012

Renga excerpt (all 7 seconds of it!)
Third Coast Percussion
MoMA
New York, NY
August 9, 2012

Naked Brand (scored film)
New York City premiere
The TimesCenter
New York, NY
July 11, 2012

Arches and Fame
with original text by Kristin Kelly
Sleeping Giant at The Stone
New York, NY
June 20, 2012

Clifton Gates
performed by Vicky Chow
NY Sound Circuit
The DiMenna Center
New York, NY
June 9, 2012

Agitated, stumbling, like an endless run-on sentence
(part of Histories by Sleeping Giant)
performed by Deviant Septet
Atlas Theater
Washington, DC
June 2, 2012

Agitated, stumbling, like an endless run-on sentence
(part of Histories by Sleeping Giant)
performed by Deviant Septet
Issue Project Room
Brooklyn, NY
May 24, 2012

Silver Threads and Unspun
written for and performed by Mellissa Hughes
with original text by Dora Malech
Music With a View
The Flea Theater
New York, NY
May 22, 2012

Triptych (video work)
MATA Festival 2012
Roulette
Brooklyn, NY
April 18–20, 2012

Silver Threads, Unspun, and Clifton Gates
performed by Mellissa Hughes and Timo Andres
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Friday, April 13, 2012

Timberbrit
presented and performed by Carmen Elektra: Opera Underground
London, UK
March 23, 2012

Arches
performed by Eric Byers
CBI Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
March 3, 2012

Untitled
“Present Music’s Around 30”
Turner Hall Ballroom
Milwaukee, WI
March 3, 2012
7:30

Arches
performed by Eric Byers
We are the West Underground Series
Los Angeles, CA
March 3, 2012

Agitated, stumbling, like an endless run-on sentence
(part of Histories by Sleeping Giant)
for Ensemble ACJW
Zankel Hall (Carnegie)
New York, NY
February 14, 2012
7:30 pm

Agitated, stumbling, like an endless run-on sentence
(part of Histories by Sleeping Giant)
for Ensemble ACJW
Skidmore College
February 10, 2012
Saratoga Springs, NY
8 pm

bad black bottom kind
written for and performed by the Calder Quartet
ArtPower! at University of California, San Diego
January 27th, 2012

Arches (for amplified + processed cello)
written for and performed by Jacques Lee Wood
The Freighthouse at Windsor Arts Center
Windsor, CT
2 pm, January 22, 2012
$10 suggested donation

Stabat Mater Dolorosa (string quartet + choir version)
performed by the Carmina Slovenica Choir with Sabina Cvilak and members of the Slovenian Philharmonic
stage direction by Karmina Silec
Cankarjev Dom
Ljubljana, Slovenia
January 21–22, 2012

Stabat Mater Dolorosa (string quartet + choir version)
performed by the Carmina Slovenica Choir with Sabina Cvilak and members of the Slovenian Philharmonic
stage direction by Karmina Silec
Festival Choregie
Maribor, Slovenia
January 12–13, 2012

Commencer Une Autre Mort (video)
Friday, Dec. 2 (loop screening)
O-Cinema
Miami, FL

Alter ad Alterum
written for and performed by Nathan Koci
Music At First concert series
7:30 pm, Friday October 14, 2011

bad black bottom kind
written for and performed by the Calder Quartet
Carlsbad Music Festival
Carlsbad, CA
September 25, 2011

Alter ad Alterum
written for and performed by Nathan Koci
Dither Invisible Dog Extravaganza
The Invisible Dog
51 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY
7 pm, Friday, July 8, 2011

Clifton Gates
Littlefield
622 Degraw Street
Brooklyn, NY
Sleeping Giant concert
8 pm, Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Commencer Une Autre Mort (video)
NewTown Arts “Pop-Up Films: An International Celebration of Short Films”
Pasadena, CA
June 3 + 4, 2011
Dusk to 11 pm

Clifton Gates
for Timo Andres
Barge Music
Fulton Ferry Landing, near the Bklyn Bridge
Brooklyn, NY
8 pm, Thursday, June 9, 2011

Silver Threads
written for and performed by Mellissa Hughes
Music At First concert series
March 25, 2011

Alter ad Alterum (premiere)
written for and performed by Nathan Koci
MATA Salon concert
February 27, 2001

Commencer Une Autre Mort (video)
New Music Miami ISCM Festival
Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall
February 19, 2011

Axes (premiere)
performed by Dither
Issue Project Room
232 3rd Street in Brooklyn
February 18, 2011

Timberbrit (premiere of new production)
Incubator Arts Project
St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery
131 East 10th Street (at 2nd Ave.)
New York, NY
Runs Thursday, November 18th through Saturday November 20th, 2010
All shows at 8 pm

Cello Octet (premiere)
performed by members of the Yale Philharmonia
“Sleeping Giant” at Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY
7:30 PM, Monday, October 11, 2010

Commencer une autre mort (video)
12 Nights series
Harold Golen Gallery
2294 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127
May 22nd, 2010

For Time To Pour
performed by Mellissa Hughes, Jody Redhage, and David Skidmore
with music by Timothy Andres, Christopher Cerrone, Ted Hearne, and Robert Honstein
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY
April 12, 2010

Not Just Another Piece for Bass Drum
Great Noise Ensemble presents “Colors of Cool”
Ward Recital Hall
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC
March 5, 2010

The JACK Quartet performs a string quartet version of Stabat Mater Dolorosa
With Mellissa Hughes and Abigail Nims, voice
Wordless Music Meets Miller Festival
The Miller Theater
New York, NY
September 12th, 2009