Texas Performing Arts presents Spectrum Dance Theater + Donald Byrd: Rambunctious
Spectrum Dance Theater + Donald Byrd will present Rambunctious: A Festival of American Composers and Dance with The Aeolus Quartet.
Under the artistic leadership of Donald Byrd, Spectrum Dance Theater has become the preeminent modern dance company of the Pacific Northwest. Byrd’s body of work is varied and impressive, spanning more than four decades pushing the boundaries of movement and message.
Last season Byrd brought his racially charged piece The Minstrel Show Revisited to McCullough Theatre. This season Spectrum returns to showcase its boundary-pushing style with selections from its major work Rambunctious, set to American string quartet repertoire performed live by the New York-based Aeolus Quartet, who spent two years as the Butler School of Music’s (BSOM) first graduate string-quartet-in-residence. The program will feature the world premiere of a newly-commissioned quartet by BSOM composer Yevgeniy Sharlat.