Santa Barbara, CA

Unnamed Venue Santa Barbara, CA

Music in the Anthropocene John Luther Adams will present a 50 minute lecture with time for questions from the audience at the end. This event will take place at UC Santa Barbara campus, McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB.

Valparaíso, Chile—Music to Preserve the Planet

UV School of Law Valparaiso

John Luther Adams has spent years creating environmental awareness through his music and warning about the impact of man on Earth. The great technological development, rapid population growth, and increased consumption of natural resources, are signs that for the first time in history, man is largely responsible for the changes in the planet's geology. This scenario has been dubbed by


New York, NY—JLA & author Barry Lopez, in conversation

Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, New York, NY

John Luther Adams invites author Barry Lopez, whose writings explore humanitarian and environmental concerns, for a discussion of his work.


Baltimore, MD (Virtual Event)—Silences So Deep

Composer John Luther Adams returns to the Evolution Series to discuss and share readings from his new memoir, "Silences So Deep." All ticket holders will receive a viewing link on the day of the show. Once sent, the link will be active for 2 hours. Composer John Luther Adams returns to the Evolution Series to discuss and share readings from

$10 – $15

Livestream—JLA with Barry Lopez

Town Hall Seattle and Seattle Symphony present A Memoir of Music, Solitude, and Environmental Activism in Alaska In the summer of 1975, a 22-year-old CalArts graduate moved to Alaska. Forty years later, with a rapidly warming Alaska and the crisis of climate change, he was faced with a difficult decision to leave a beloved state. This is the true story


Vermillion, SD—Reading & Conversation

Farber Hall Old Main, Vermillion, SD

Come and enjoy an evening with Pulitzer Prize and Grammy-winning composer John Luther Adams as part of Vermillion Earth Days. A deep concern for the state of the earth and the future of humanity drives Adams to continue composing. As he puts it: “If we can imagine a culture and a society in which we each feel more deeply responsible