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February 2018

New York, NY—Dark Waves (orchestra version)

February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023 United States
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$27 – $107

Jaap Van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic present the New York premiere of the orchestra version of Dark Waves.

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March 2018

Seattle, WA—Become Desert (World Premiere)

March 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street
Seattle, 98101
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TBD

Following up on his 2014 Pulizer Prize-winning Become Ocean, John Luther Adams returns to Seattle for the world premiere of SSO-commissioned work Become Desert.

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Seattle, WA—Become Desert

March 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street
Seattle, 98101
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TBD

Following up on his 2014 Pulizer Prize-winning Become Ocean, John Luther Adams returns to Seattle for the world premiere of SSO-commissioned work Become Desert.

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April 2018

Berkeley, CA—Become Desert (California Premiere)

April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zellerbach Hall, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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$38

This program features the California premiere of Become Desert, the follow-up to Adams's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning work Become Ocean.

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August 2018

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

August 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harlem Meer, Central Park New York, NY United States + Google Map
Free

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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April 2019

Rotterdam, The Netherlands—Become Desert (European Premiere)

April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
De Doelen, Schouwburgplein 50
Rotterdam, 3012 CL Netherlands
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€10 – €65

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Kevin John Edusei choir Nederlands Kamerkoor PROGRAM: Wagemans Love, baby love (world première) Britten Four Sea Interludes & Passacaglia J.L. Adams Become Desert (European première) The biggest contemporary music hit of recent years – winning a Pulitzer Prize – was Become Ocean by the American John Luther Adams. The equally hypnotic follow-up Become Desert, commissioned partially by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, swaps the surging ocean for the blinding desert light. The orchestra also plays the world…

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August 2019

Fishtail, MT—Lines Made by Walking (World Premiere), The Wind in High Places & Dream of the Canyon Wren

August 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tippet Rise Art Center, 96 S. Grove Creek Rd.
Fishtail, MT 59028 United States
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Lines Made by Walking, 2019 Tippet Rise Commission for String Quartet and World Premiere presented by the JACK Quartet, plus performances of The Wind in High Places and Dream of the Canyon Wren

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September 2019

London, UK—In the Name of the Earth (European Premiere)

September 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore
London, SW7 2AP United Kingdom
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£7.50 – £26

Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Luther Adams is a master of large-scale musical spectacles – sonic installations that take the natural world not just as their inspiration but also as a stage. In the Name of the Earth celebrates the elements in a musical meditation on rivers, lakes, mountains and deserts. The Proms audience immersed in the sound of eight choirs – totalling more than 600 singers – placed around the auditorium. Marshalling these huge vocal forces are conductors Neville…

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October 2019

New York, NY—Lines Made by Walking (New York Premiere)

October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Church of the Intercession, 550 West 155th Street
New York, NY 10032 United States
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$80

There will be a wine and cheese pre-concert reception at 7:00 (included in ticket price) before descending into the crypt. *PLEASE NOTE THE CRYPT IS NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE* Program John Luther Adams: Lines Made by Walking (New York Premiere) Up the Mountain Along the Ridges Down the Mountain *2019 Tippet Rise Commission for String Quartet* Christopher Otto, violin Austin Wulliman, violin John Pickford Richards, viola Jay Campbell, cello The Long Version If The New York Times calls you “the nation’s…

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November 2019

Wellington, New Zealand—Become River (New Zealand premiere)

November 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Shed 6, 4 Queens Wharf, Te Aro
Wellington, 6140 New Zealand
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NZ$15 – NZ$35

The finale of the 2019 Shed Series presents a programme of light, relaxing music to entertain as we head towards the end of the year.

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