Poliça & s t a r g a z e:
Music for the Long Emergency

World premiere
Copresented with The Current

Friday, November 18, 2016, 8pm (SOLD OUT)
Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul

“The sound of heartbreak and celebration simultaneously" - Rolling Stone

“Orchestral support can often feel self-indulgent and egotistical with the orchestra only there to serve the band. But here it feels entirely equal; two like-minded musical entities fluidly playing and communicating with each other.” – Huffington Post on the work and philosophy of s t a r g a z e

Throughout the 2015.16 season Liquid Music tracked the artistic collision of two innovative ensembles: Berlin’s vibrant and forward-thinking s t a r g a z e and hometown favorites Poliça, internationally renowned for their “dark conviction” (Pitchfork) and “beautifully melancholic” (The Guardian) sound. Dubbed a “renegade new classical ensemble” (Boiler Room), s t a r g a z e was founded by prominent European conductor André de Ridder and has become known for its focus on collaboration, specifically with artists and ensembles who work with dissimilar musical language and materials. This unparalleled transatlantic partnership culminates with a world premiere performance at the historic Fitzgerald Theater, copresented by The Current, marking s t a r g a z e ’s U.S. debut.

Tickets: $30 ($25 for Liquid Music subscribers and MPR members)