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Carlisle Evans Peck & The Lady's Slippers with special guest Zack Baltich 12-7
Bryant-Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater
Minneapolis, MN
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Bryant Lake Bowl invites you to an evening of lush musical landscapes from two otherworldly Twin Cities composers.
Pianist Carlisle Evans Peck and his seven-piece band The Lady's Slippers craft intricate, sweeping song epics that burst from the confines of genre and musical form to cut straight to the marrow of human experience. Unfolding like intricate blooms, Carlisle's songs transform the particulars of personal experience into archetypal mythology. Music theater meets plainchant and songs become sagas among his virtuosic piano performances, lush orchestration, and ethereal falsetto. Hear-Queer magazine asserts that Though his compositions are otherworldly, with lyrics spoken like incantations and a combination of methodically constructed instrumental melodies and collected sounds, Evans Pecks work draws us toward a mirror he holds up to our own consciousness. If you took your emotions and laid them out like a landscape - what would the land look like? What beings, real or imagined, would you face? We may find answers in these ornate musical sagas.
In 2018 he released Electric Porcelain, an ambitious orchestral-rock epic of queer love, loss and transformation that Reviler Magazine deemed "A beautiful and transportive listening experience". The ensemble that recorded the album became the Lady's Slippers. Bringing together drummer Abby LeGare, electric guitarist Michael Kuhn, violinist Joni Griffith, bassist Willow Waters, and singers Brenna Everson, Kasi Misseldine, and Emily Knezz, the Lady's Slippers create an expansive, powerful sound. This music is somewhere between a candlelit night at the theater and an ancient sung-epic - listeners, expect to be transported.

Percussionist Zack Baltich conjures ethereal sonic ecologies with an array of instruments, spellbinding effects, and a singular compositional style. His music is a composite of years of playing in rock bands, and a study of classical percussion. By placing these styles in context with one another, the result is long form chamber music that is somehow familiar but stretches into the world experimental texture. Originally from the North woods of Minnesota, Zack draws inspiration from the people and landscapes of this state.

Zack has been lucky to receive commissions from the American Composers Forum, the Cedar Cultural Center, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. His music for percussion ensemble has been performed by other groups throughout the United States and as far as Mexico City.

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Tickets may still be available and if so, they will be released at door time, which is 6:00pm. We don't offer same-day reservations over the phone or online, but you are welcome to call for availability. If you would like to purchase a ticket, please come to the box office any time between 6:00pm and showtime. If you have additional questions, please call 612-825-8949.


Bryant-Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater (View)
810 W Lake St., MPLS 55408
Minneapolis, MN 55408
United States



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