October 21, 2012 1:02 AM

The Classical Beat | Eighth Blackbird will join KC Symphony in a work by Jennifer Higdon

For the last year, off and on, Eighth Blackbird, an outstanding experimental music group, has been perched at the UMKC conservatory as the Barr Laureate Ensemble. Now the rest of the city will be able to experience the group’s unusual music when it joins the Kansas City Symphony to perform a work written for them by Jennifer Higdon.

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