Ted Hearne Jen Rosenstein


Ted Hearne: In Your Mouth

Daily from Nov. 21-22
8 p.m.
Art, Classical, Experimental, Pop, Performance Art

After losing grant money from a few major corporations, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has had to make cuts. As a result, this is Liquid Music’s last season with SPCO (the series hopes to continue on through new partnerships). This remarkable project, which encourages collaboration between varied and unexpected creatives, is heading to the Walker Art Center this week. This edition, which is a co-presentation and co-commission with the museum, features composer, singer, and conductor Ted Hearne. Hearne brings diverse styles to his compositions, drawing on chamber music, jazz, electronic music, and pop songs. His latest project finds inspiration in Dorothea Lasky, known for her pointed and decidedly feminist poetry. (She also has an amusing Twitter presence, and recently released a book with Alex Dimitrov featuring astrology for poets.) Hearne’s 12-song suite traverses everyday life and heartbreak, and will be performed in conjunction with a real-time installation by conceptual artist Rachel Perry. Daniel Fish, who brought a dark and highly lauded revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! to Broadway this year, directs.