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Video: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly debut planetary-themed compositions

on April 09, 2012, 10:41am

sufjan bryce nico Video: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly debut planetary themed compositions

Sufjan Stevens, The National’s Bryce Dessner, and composer Nico Muhly were recently commissioned by Dutch concert hall Muziekgebouw Eindhoven to write a song cycle for seven trombones and a string quartet. As TwentyFourBit points out, the trio debuted their collaboration this weekend and it featured planetary themed compositions titled “Neptune”, “Jupiter”, “Mercury”, “Venus”, and “Uranus”. Watch live footage below.

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