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January 2020

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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Oslo, Norway—The Light that Fills the World

February 27 @ 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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March 2020

Lisle, IL—The Wind in High Places

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morton Arboretum, 4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
LISLE, IL 60532 United States
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$30 – $35

Featuring music heralding the arrival of Spring that celebrates the wonder of nature, musicians of Chicago's Fifth House Ensemble feature music by classical masters (J.S. Bach, whose birthday coincides with the first day of Spring) along with music by three living recipients of the Pulitzer Prize who consider the cyclic renewal of the earth from a contemporary perspective. Travel through nearby Wisconsin Woods with flute music by Native American composer Brent Michael Davids, and visit Appalachia through Steven Snowden's gorgeous…

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Bedfordshire, UK—Qilyuan

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Elstow Abbey, Church End
Elstow, Bedfordshire MK42 9XT United Kingdom
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£12

Programme Eric Whitacre Marimba Quartets – Lux Aurumque / October / Sleep Steve Reich Music for Pieces of Wood John Cage Credo in Us Linda Buckley Discordia John White Drinking and Hooting Machine John Luther Adams Qilyuan Performers Joby Burgess percussion Rob Farrer percussion Calum Huggan percussion Sam Wilson percussion Eliza McCarthy piano One of Britain’s most diverse percussionists, Joby Burgess is best known for his virtuosic, often lissom performances, daring collaborations, extensive education work, and regularly appears throughout Europe,…

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Wheaton, IL—The Wind in High Places (Above Sunset Pass)

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Armerding Recital Hall, 520 Kenilworth Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
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At a time when the environment is more threatened than ever with pollution and our life-giving waterways at risk, Fifth House Ensemble traces the life cycle of water from its metaphorical descent from the heavens as rain, to its long journey in streams and rivers informed by conservation experts and ecologists. Featuring a new commission by Fresh Inc Festival alumnus Patrick O’Malley driven by ecological data from Friends of the Chicago River, a new commission by Shawn Okpebholo that celebrates…

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April 2020

Chicago, IL—The Wind in High Places (Above Sunset Pass)

April 2
University of Illinois Chicago Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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At a time when the environment is more threatened than ever with pollution and our life-giving waterways at risk, Fifth House Ensemble traces the life cycle of water from its metaphorical descent from the heavens as rain, to its long journey in streams and rivers informed by conservation experts and ecologists. Featuring a new commission by Fresh Inc Festival alumnus Patrick O’Malley driven by ecological data from Friends of the Chicago River, a new commission by Shawn Okpebholo that celebrates…

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