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December 2019

Bergen, Norway—Become Ocean

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grieghallen, Edvard Griegs plass 1
Bergen, 5015 Norway
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Free

Ludovic Morlot comes to Bergen to give the Nordic premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning work his orchestra in Seattle commissioned: John Luther Adams’s orchestral monolith Become Ocean. This huge orchestral depiction of the deep, dark oceans around the Pacific Northwest mines into a single musical texture for almost 45 minutes, evolving slowly through a series of huge musical waves. But this unforgettable seascape, that seems to emerge from the centre of the earth, is also a call-to-action, as humanity faces…

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Moscow, Russia—Become Ocean

December 13, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Zaryadye Concert Hall, Ulitsa Varvarka, д. 6, стр. 4
Moscow, 109012 Russian Federation
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The debut concert of the SOUND UP prime series will see the performance of works that are rarely heard or have never been performed in Russia before: the mesmerizing and monumental opus of John Luther Adams “Become Ocean” that received a Pulitzer Prize in 2014 and a Grammy for the “Best Contemporary Classical Composition” in 2015; Jonny Greenwood’s suite based on the music from There Will Be Blood movie that was nominated for Grammy in 2008 for the “Best Soundtrack”;…

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January 2020

Dortmund, Germany—Purgatorio

January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Opera House Dortmund, Platz der Alten Synagoge
Dortmund, 44137 Germany
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15€ – 49€

Ballet by Xin Peng Wang after Dante Alighieri Music by John Luther Adams and Kate Moore A man, confused by the circumstances of his time and embittered by his life, gets lost in a seemingly hopeless forest. He believes he has come to an end when a mysterious stranger invites him on a fantastic journey. It leads into the fiery chasms of hell and over the steep heights of the Purification Mountain finally into paradise. Xin Peng Wang's dance-like Sphere…

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Albuquerque, NM—The Wind in High Places

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Las Puertas Event Center, 1512 First NW
Albuquerque, NM 87194 United States
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$16

Chatter Sunday Beethoven Project VI L.v. Beethoven String Quartet in A major, op. 18 no. 5 John Luther Adams The Wind in High Places David Felberg, Carla Kountoupes violin Laura Steiner viola Dana Winograd cello Bob Kanegis storyteller

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Dortmund, Germany—Purgatorio

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Opera House Dortmund, Platz der Alten Synagoge
Dortmund, 44137 Germany
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15€ – 49€

Ballet by Xin Peng Wang after Dante Alighieri Music by John Luther Adams and Kate Moore A man, confused by the circumstances of his time and embittered by his life, gets lost in a seemingly hopeless forest. He believes he has come to an end when a mysterious stranger invites him on a fantastic journey. It leads into the fiery chasms of hell and over the steep heights of the Purification Mountain finally into paradise. Xin Peng Wang's dance-like Sphere…

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Dortmund, Germany—Purgatorio

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Opera House Dortmund, Platz der Alten Synagoge
Dortmund, 44137 Germany
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15€ – 49€

Ballet by Xin Peng Wang after Dante Alighieri Music by John Luther Adams and Kate Moore A man, confused by the circumstances of his time and embittered by his life, gets lost in a seemingly hopeless forest. He believes he has come to an end when a mysterious stranger invites him on a fantastic journey. It leads into the fiery chasms of hell and over the steep heights of the Purification Mountain finally into paradise. Xin Peng Wang's dance-like Sphere…

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February 2020

Lüneburg, Germany—Become River

February 7 @ 8:00 pm

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San Francisco, CA—The Light Within (chamber version)

February 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
SoundBox, 201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$65

Missy Mazzoli curates an evening, conducted by Edwin Outwater, that focuses on how music creates sacred spaces. That’s the concept behind Mazzoli’s Vespers for a New Dark Age, her 2017 work for her ensemble Victoire and DJ Lorna Dune, which will be heard on this concert. Music by Marcos Balter, Mario Diaz de Leon, John Luther Adams, and Arvo Pärt complete the program.

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San Francisco, CA—The Light Within (chamber version)

February 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
SoundBox, 201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$65

Missy Mazzoli curates an evening, conducted by Edwin Outwater, that focuses on how music creates sacred spaces. That’s the concept behind Mazzoli’s Vespers for a New Dark Age, her 2017 work for her ensemble Victoire and DJ Lorna Dune, which will be heard on this concert. Music by Marcos Balter, Mario Diaz de Leon, John Luther Adams, and Arvo Pärt complete the program.

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Dortmund, Germany—Purgatorio

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Opera House Dortmund, Platz der Alten Synagoge
Dortmund, 44137 Germany
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€15 – €49

Ballet by Xin Peng Wang after Dante Alighieri Music by John Luther Adams and Kate Moore A man, confused by the circumstances of his time and embittered by his life, gets lost in a seemingly hopeless forest. He believes he has come to an end when a mysterious stranger invites him on a fantastic journey. It leads into the fiery chasms of hell and over the steep heights of the Purification Mountain finally into paradise. Xin Peng Wang's dance-like Sphere…

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