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August 2018
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New York, NY—In the Name of the Earth (World premiere)

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harlem Meer, Central Park, New York, NY United States + Google Map

Join together with hundreds of neighbors, visitors, and singers in the northernmost part of Central Park for the world premiere of In the Name of the Earth, a large-scale choral work by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams. In this commission for four choirs led by the incomparable Simon Halsey, nearly 800 experienced and amateur singers transform the names of North American rivers, lakes, mountains, and deserts into a communal meditation on Adams's holy trinity: the Earth, the Water, and…

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