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September 2017

Zeitgeist Presents For the Birds

September 29 @ 2:30 pm
Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W. College Ave
Saint Peter, MN United States
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Co-written in 2010 by composer Victor Zupanc and humorist Kevin Kling, For the Birds is a concert length work that, on the surface, seems to be about birds. It features a series of musical pieces extolling the nature of each particular bird (sparrows, roosters, woodpeckers, Canadian geese, hawks), drawing parallels with our own human nature. Interspersed between, is insightful storytelling created by Kling reflecting on childhood memories, immigration, illness, accidents, and healing. However, just below the surface (but discernible to those that…

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October 2017

Lowertown Listening Session: Zeitgeist & No Exit

October 5 @ 6:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10

Zeitgeist hosts a performance and discussion of the music of recent Cleveland transplant Eric Gonzalez, including Found Again, Secure In Migration, a new work composed for Zeitgeist to premiere in their upcoming production Here and There, Oct. 13-15 at Studio Z. Eric M. C. Gonzalez is a composer of solo works, chamber pieces, electroacoustic, electronic music and works for film and theater. Eric is the director and cellist of the string ensemble Forest City Chambers. Eric studied composition with Andrew Rindfleisch and Greg D’alessio,…

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Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

Zeitgeist kicks off their 40th season with their third annual collaboration with Cleveland-based new music ensemble No Exit. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers, including works by Eric Gonzalez, Colin Holter and others.

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Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble

October 14 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

Zeitgeist kicks off their 40th season with their third annual collaboration with Cleveland-based new music ensemble No Exit. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers, including works by Eric Gonzalez, Colin Holter and others.

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Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble

October 15 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

Zeitgeist kicks off their 40th season with their third annual collaboration with Cleveland-based new music ensemble No Exit. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers, including works by Eric Gonzalez, Colin Holter and others.

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

October 27 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

October 28 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

October 29 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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November 2017

Crocus Hill Ghost Story

November 2 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

November 3 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

November 4 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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February 2018

Playing it Close to Home

February 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

With winning songs from the Eric Stokes Song Contest plus music by local composer Davu Seru, Zeitgeist's annual Playing it Close to Home concert celebrates the wealth of musical creativity found right here in our own backyard. The program includes the world premiere of Seru’s new work Dead King Mother, which tells the story of a near-forgotten event in North Minneapolis and United States civil rights history that has been with Seru since early childhood.  ​ Minneapolis native Davu Seru (b. 1978) is known internationally as a…

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Playing it Close to Home

February 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

With winning songs from the Eric Stokes Song Contest plus music by local composer Davu Seru, Zeitgeist's annual Playing it Close to Home concert celebrates the wealth of musical creativity found right here in our own backyard. The program includes the world premiere of Seru’s new work Dead King Mother, which tells the story of a near-forgotten event in North Minneapolis and United States civil rights history that has been with Seru since early childhood.  ​ Minneapolis native Davu Seru (b. 1978) is known internationally as a…

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March 2018

Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival: Julius Eastman

March 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $40

Zeitgeist’s 8th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of African American minimalist composer Julius Eastman. Eastman’s vibrant, virtuosic, and rhythmically aggressive music, and the racially and sexually charged nature of his work challenged the musical establishment and anti-establishment alike in the 1970s and 1980s, greatly impacting the trajectory of American minimalism. Lost after his death in 1990, Eastman’s music has been recently recovered is asserting its influence once again. Julius Eastman (1940-1990) was a…

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Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival: Julius Eastman

March 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $40

Zeitgeist’s 8th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of African American minimalist composer Julius Eastman. Eastman’s vibrant, virtuosic, and rhythmically aggressive music, and the racially and sexually charged nature of his work challenged the musical establishment and anti-establishment alike in the 1970s and 1980s, greatly impacting the trajectory of American minimalism. Lost after his death in 1990, Eastman’s music has been recently recovered is asserting its influence once again. Julius Eastman (1940-1990) was a…

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Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival: Julius Eastman

March 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $40

Zeitgeist’s 8th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of African American minimalist composer Julius Eastman. Eastman’s vibrant, virtuosic, and rhythmically aggressive music, and the racially and sexually charged nature of his work challenged the musical establishment and anti-establishment alike in the 1970s and 1980s, greatly impacting the trajectory of American minimalism. Lost after his death in 1990, Eastman’s music has been recently recovered is asserting its influence once again. Julius Eastman (1940-1990) was a…

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April 2018

Playing it Close to Home

April 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Capri Theater, 2027 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411
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$10 - $15

With winning songs from the Eric Stokes Song Contest plus music by local composer Davu Seru, Zeitgeist's annual Playing it Close to Home concert celebrates the wealth of musical creativity found right here in our own backyard. The program includes the world premiere of Seru’s new work Dead King Mother, which tells the story of a near-forgotten event in North Minneapolis and United States civil rights history that has been with Seru since early childhood.  ​ Minneapolis native Davu Seru (b. 1978) is known internationally as a…

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May 2018

Zeitgeist 40th Anniversary Celebration

May 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 6, 2018

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist has maintained a fierce dedication to the music of our time for the past four decades. Since 1977, Zeitgeist has commissioned more than 400 works, collaborated with many of the finest composers of our time, and earned an international reputation for superb craftsmanship, virtuosic performance, and an innovative approach to the presentation of contemporary music. Zeitgeist celebrates its rich history and looks forward to the future of new…

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Zeitgeist 40th Anniversary Celebration

May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 6, 2018

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $15

One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist has maintained a fierce dedication to the music of our time for the past four decades. Since 1977, Zeitgeist has commissioned more than 400 works, collaborated with many of the finest composers of our time, and earned an international reputation for superb craftsmanship, virtuosic performance, and an innovative approach to the presentation of contemporary music. Zeitgeist celebrates its rich history and looks forward to the future of new…

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Zeitgeist 40th Anniversary Celebration

May 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 6, 2018

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $15

One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist has maintained a fierce dedication to the music of our time for the past four decades. Since 1977, Zeitgeist has commissioned more than 400 works, collaborated with many of the finest composers of our time, and earned an international reputation for superb craftsmanship, virtuosic performance, and an innovative approach to the presentation of contemporary music. Zeitgeist celebrates its rich history and looks forward to the future of new…

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