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July 2021

Katonah, NY—Ten Thousand Birds

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd.
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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Free

Alarm Will Sound presents Ten Thousand Birds by John Luther Adams, Pulitzer Prize-Winning composer, on July 11th at Caramoor in Katonah, NY. In this physical distancing-friendly performance audience will walk the grounds while instrumental sounds commingle with the calls of wildlife, rustling leaves, and human footfalls. As in John Luther Adams’s composition, birdsong becomes music, instrumental sounds transmute into natural ones, and the open setting becomes artistic space, where the lines blur between human creativity and natural phenomena. Ten Thousand…

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September 2021

Governors Island, NY—Ten Thousand Birds

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Governors Island at Nolan Park New York, NY 11231 United States + Google Map
Free

Ten Thousand Birds is based on the songs of birds that are native to, or migrate through the American northeast and midwest. It explores the connections between nature and music, a topic that John Luther Adams has pursued over the course of his remarkable career. Most recently in Sila: Breath of the World and Become Ocean (for which he won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize and Grammy) he has portrayed—in big musical gestures—the awe one experiences in response to nature’s grandeur.…

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Governors Island, NY—Ten Thousand Birds

September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Governors Island at Nolan Park New York, NY 11231 United States + Google Map
Free

Ten Thousand Birds is based on the songs of birds that are native to, or migrate through the American northeast and midwest. It explores the connections between nature and music, a topic that John Luther Adams has pursued over the course of his remarkable career. Most recently in Sila: Breath of the World and Become Ocean (for which he won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize and Grammy) he has portrayed—in big musical gestures—the awe one experiences in response to nature’s grandeur.…

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