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Making Music: Alan Sparhawk from Low with choreographer Morgan Thorson

Minneapolis’ Morgan Thorson, a rising force on the national contemporary dance scene, has been collaborating for months with Low’s Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker on Heaven, a Walker commission that premieres March 4–6. Local musician/composer and Making Music host James Everest talks to the artists about their work and ways that this new piece breaks both choreographic and musical conventions. Copresented with mnartists.org and the Whole Music Club at the University of Minnesota.

A video of a performance of Heaven is available at OntheBoards.tv.