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June 2019

Shelburne, VT—6 Hour Festival of JLA Music

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shelburne Farms, Coach Barn, 1611 Harbor Road
Shelburne, VT 05482 United States
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​The New Music On The Point Festival and Scrag Mountain Music present Sounds of the Earth, a festival celebrating the natural soundscape-inspired music of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and environmental activist John Luther Adams. The afternoon will include live music, vocal and drumming workshops, children’s activities, raffles, food trucks & more! Featuring performances by the JACK Quartet, TURNmusic, Rural Noise Ensemble, Jan Williams (percussion), Robert Black (bass), Eve Beglarian (composer), and participants of the New Music On The Point Festival. Adams…

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July 2019

Ashland, OR—songbirdsongs

July 6
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, 1500 E Main St.
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Caballito Negro collaborates with flutist Sophia Tegart and percussionist Chris Whyte to present the epic John Luther Adams’ songbirdsongs (a collection of indeterminate miniature pieces for piccolos and percussion based on free translations of bird songs).

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Katonah, NY—songbirdsongs

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd.
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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Convene with the birds through the universal language of music. Built around Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s performance of Messiaen’s complete Catalogue d’Oiseaux over three concerts, the weekend will also include bird walks, a panel discussion, and family activities celebrating our feathered friends. Interspecies musician David Rothenberg invites you to appreciate the various aesthetics of bird songs by playing to and with them, and Sandbox Percussion performs songbirdsongs by John Luther Adams. The weekend offers a rare chance to meditate on birds and…

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August 2019

Fishtail, MT—Lines Made by Walking (World Premiere), The Wind in High Places & Dream of the Canyon Wren

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tippet Rise Art Center, 96 S. Grove Creek Rd.
Fishtail, MT 59028 United States
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Lines Made by Walking, 2019 Tippet Rise Commission for String Quartet and World Premiere presented by the JACK Quartet, plus performances of The Wind in High Places and Dream of the Canyon Wren

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September 2019

London, UK—In the Name of the Earth (European Premiere)

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore
London, SW7 2AP United Kingdom
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£7.50 – £26

Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Luther Adams is a master of large-scale musical spectacles – sonic installations that take the natural world not just as their inspiration but also as a stage. In the Name of the Earth celebrates the elements in a musical meditation on rivers, lakes, mountains and deserts. The Proms audience immersed in the sound of eight choirs – totalling more than 600 singers – placed around the auditorium. Marshalling these huge vocal forces are conductors Neville…

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November 2019

London, UK—Canticles of the Sky

November 3 @ 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Southbank Centre London, United Kingdom + Google Map

DEEP MINIMALISM 2.0 Sunday: The second day of a weekend dedicated to meditative listening and deep concentration.

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Wellington, New Zealand—Become River (New Zealand premiere)

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Shed 6, 4 Queens Wharf, Te Aro
Wellington, 6140 New Zealand
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NZ$15 – NZ$35

The finale of the 2019 Shed Series presents a programme of light, relaxing music to entertain as we head towards the end of the year.

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February 2020

Oslo, Norway—The Light that Fills the World

February 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oslo Concert Hall, Munkedamsveien 14
Oslo, 0115 Norway
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120NOK – 490NOK

PROGRAM: Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture from Prometheus Lera Auerbach: Arctica John Luther Adams: The Light that Fills the World Claude Debussy: La mer Joshua Weilerstein, conductor Lera Auerbach, piano Oslo Philharmonic Choir Øystein Fevang choir conductor

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