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October 2018

Glasgow, Scotland—The Wind in High Places

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
University of Glasgow: Memorial Chapel, West Quadrangle Gilmorehill Campus, University Avenue
Glasgow, Scotland G12 8QQ United Kingdom
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Matthew Hunt; Scottish Ensemble PROGRAMME Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791) Clarinet Quintet in A major, K581 Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115 Adams, John Luther (b. 1953) The Wind in High Places

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Vancouver, Canada—Ten Thousand Birds

October 12 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3 Canada
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Presented as part of the 2018 College Music Society National Conference Performers TBA Coordinator: Michael Harley (University of South Carolina) Perhaps no other composer is so intimately associated with the Pacific Northwest as Pulitzer honoree John Luther Adams. Adams spent the bulk of his compositional career in Alaska and is best-known for music inspired by the natural beauty of the region. The themes, both explicit and implicit, of 10,000 Birds — our connection with the natural world, the relationship of…

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Chattanooga, TN—Inuksuit

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Coolidge Park, 150 River St.
Chattanooga, TN 37405 United States
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A day of outdoor performances in Coolidge and Miller Parks.

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£15 - £25

London, UK—Become Ocean

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Barbican Centre, Silk St.
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Giacinto Scelsi Uaxuctum The Legend of the Maya City, destroyed by themselves for religious reasons (UK premiere) John Luther Adams Become Ocean Experience the self-destruction of an ancient civilisation and our planet engulfed by the vastness of the ocean in two massive audio-visual portrayals of a dark past – and still-avoidable future. These two modern masterpieces share a single unignorable message. John Luther Adam’s Become Ocean imagines our planet succumbing to the rising sea in music of startling, bottomless beauty…

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November 2018

Johnstown, PA—Dark Waves

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, 450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904 United States
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The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra takes you on a symphonic journey with Mendelssohn's famous exploration of Scotland, American composer John Luther Adams's visionary musical painting of water, Dark Waves, and the ultimate dream-voyage in Strauss's Don Quixote, featuring cellist Andrew Yee. PROGRAM: Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture John Luther Adams Dark Waves Strauss Don Quixote

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January 2019
€10 - €27

Rotterdam, The Netherlands—Dark Waves (two piano version)

January 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
De Doelen, Schouwburgplein 50
Rotterdam, 3012 CL Netherlands
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Maarten van Veen and Ralph van Raat, piano Program: Bernd Alois Zimmermann Monologue John Luther Adams Dark Waves (version for 2 pianos) Claude Debussy Jeux At 7.15 pm introduction by Maarten van Veen

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$22.50 - $30

Vancouver, Canada—Become Ocean

January 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Orpheum Theatre, 601 Smithe St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4 Canada
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Conductor / Performers Otto Tausk conductor PROGRAM: Emily Doolittle (World Première Commission) Jan Sandström Ocean Child John Luther Adams Become Ocean

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February 2019

Detroit, MI—Become Ocean

February 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201 United States
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This concert is part of the American Festival. Artists Leonard Slatkin, conductor Joseph Becker, percussion Andres Pichardo, percussion Jeremy Epp, timpani James Ritchie, timpani Program STEVE REICH Clapping Music PHILIP GLASS Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists & Orchestra JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean

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Detroit, MI—Become Ocean

February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201 United States
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This concert is part of the American Festival. Artists Leonard Slatkin, conductor Joseph Becker, percussion Andres Pichardo, percussion Jeremy Epp, timpani James Ritchie, timpani Program STEVE REICH Clapping Music PHILIP GLASS Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists & Orchestra JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean

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April 2019
€ 12.50 - € 37

Amsterdam, The Netherlands—The Light That Fills The World

April 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Piet Heinkade 1
Amsterdam, 1019 BR Netherlands
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Noord Nederlands Orkest Conductor Hans Leenders Piano Ralph van Raat PROGRAM: Lann Future Perfect Adams The Light That Fills the World Andriessen Mysteries Martynov Piano Concerto Steve Reich / orchestration Anthony Fiumara Music for 18 Musicians Minimal from the USA, Asia and Europe comes together in this special concert. The North Netherlands Orchestra considers it important to play current music. Pianist Ralph van Raat plays the world premiere of the piano concerto that Russian spiritual-minimalist Vladimir Martynov wrote for him.…

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