Houses of Zodiac – Poems for Cello

The project combines spoken word, movement, music, and image into a unified exploration of love, loss, trauma and healing

Houses of Zodiac is the first solo album collaboration between composer Paola Prestini and her husband, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

An accompanying film and immersive video installation will be directed by filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu, featuring New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin and Butoh dancer Dai Matsuoka

Produced by Adam Abeshouse

Album cover designed by Zan Emerson, photo by Marco Valentin, styled by Nicholas K


released September 10, 2021

vocals composed by Tanya Tagaq
Nels Cline, guitar
Cornelius Duffalo, violin
David Cossin, percussion
Paola Prestini, piano and electronics
Featuring poetry by Pablo Neruda, Anaïs Nin read by Maria Popova, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Natasha Tretheway