On Thursday, January 12, dancers of Cincinnati Ballet join the MusicNOW festival for the first time! Cincinnati Ballet Soloist and emerging choreographer James Cunningham will premiere his latest work, a duet choreographed and performed to Bryce Dessner’s “Garcia Counterpoint”. Dessner, founder of MusicNOW and member of The National, will accompany Cincinnati Ballet dancers Sirui Liu and Luca De-Poli live for this brief performance, directly preceding a special concert by Bob Weir and the Campfire Band. Step inside the studio as this new work is created with the photo gallery below.
Artists of Cincinnati Ballet and the Second Company will also participate in a MusicNOW youth performances at Memorial Hall on January 13.