Fifth House Ensemble presents Black Violet II, a multi-media narrative chamber music collaboration featuring the work of Chicago graphic novelist Ezra Claytan Daniels. Centered during the last outbreak of the plague in London, the gripping performance melds vivid imagery and riveting narrative with music of the highest caliber as graphic novel slides illustrate the story. Start your evening early with snacks and drinks in the Atrium and join us for the after party at Great Lakes Coffee in Midtown.
About Fifth House Ensemble:
Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble has pioneered the art of narrative chamber music performance. Through unprecedented artistic collaborations, 5HE creates multi-media experiences that depict, inspire, and respond to stories from around the world, intertwining dramatic narrative with chamber music of all genres.
About Ezra Claytan Daniels:
Ezra Claytan Daniels' critically acclaimed graphic novel series, The Changers, began a unique comics career peppered with a number of collaborative multimedia projects ranging from video games to animation to feature documentaries. Ezra is also the creator of the popular live art spectacle, The Comic Art Battle, and Loaded Blanks Greetings, a line of fill-in-the-blank comic-art greeting cards featuring both established as well as up and coming comics artists.