Baltimore, MD—Become Ocean

The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Ln., North Bethesda, MD

Repertoire JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto Artists Kwamé Ryan, conductor Pablo Ferrández, cello The sensitive and charismatic young Spaniard Pablo Ferrández brings out all the passion and earthy folk music embedded within Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, a crown jewel of the solo repertoire. Kwamé Ryan conducts with the broad perspective of a true world citizen, from his Trinidadian

Baltimore, MD—Become Ocean

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD

Repertoire JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto Artists Kwamé Ryan, conductor Pablo Ferrández, cello The sensitive and charismatic young Spaniard Pablo Ferrández brings out all the passion and earthy folk music embedded within Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, a crown jewel of the solo repertoire. Kwamé Ryan conducts with the broad perspective of a true world citizen, from his Trinidadian

Baltimore, MD—Become Ocean

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD

Repertoire JOHN LUTHER ADAMS Become Ocean DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto Artists Kwamé Ryan, conductor Pablo Ferrández, cello The sensitive and charismatic young Spaniard Pablo Ferrández brings out all the passion and earthy folk music embedded within Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, a crown jewel of the solo repertoire. Kwamé Ryan conducts with the broad perspective of a true world citizen, from his Trinidadian

Brugge, Belgium—Become ocean (Belgian Premiere)

Concertgebouw Brugge ‘t Zand 34, Brugge

Kris Defoort, Human voices only (Belgian premiere) Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 John Luther Adams, Become ocean (Belgian premiere) Human voices only, written in 2014, is the first orchestral work by Belgian composer and avant-garde jazz pianist Kris Defoort. He found his inspiration for this piece in Morocco: “I was on a flat roof during

Chicago, IL—Proximity (World Premiere)

Civic Opera House 20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

Proximity is a gripping, powerful trio of new works that confronts head-on some of the greatest challenges affecting us as a society: yearning for connection in a world driven by technology; the devastating impact of gun violence on cities and neighborhoods; and the need to respect and protect our natural resources. As the story zooms in and out from the

$40

Chicago, IL—Proximity

Civic Opera House 20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

Proximity is a gripping, powerful trio of new works that confronts head-on some of the greatest challenges affecting us as a society: yearning for connection in a world driven by technology; the devastating impact of gun violence on cities and neighborhoods; and the need to respect and protect our natural resources. As the story zooms in and out from the

$60

Chicago, IL—Proximity

Civic Opera House 20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

Proximity is a gripping, powerful trio of new works that confronts head-on some of the greatest challenges affecting us as a society: yearning for connection in a world driven by technology; the devastating impact of gun violence on cities and neighborhoods; and the need to respect and protect our natural resources. As the story zooms in and out from the

$40

Philadelphia, PA—Vespers of the Blessed Earth (World Premiere)

Verizon Hall 300 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor The Crossing Donald Nally Artistic Director J.L. Adams Vespers of the Blessed Earth (world premiere—Philadelphia Orchestra commission) Stravinsky The Rite of Spring The Rite of Spring, Igor Stravinsky’s vivid reflection on ancient pagan rituals, still astounds more than a century after its riotous Parisian premiere. John Luther Adams’s Vespers of the Blessed Earth references humanity’s impact on

Philadelphia, PA—Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Verizon Hall 300 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor The Crossing Donald Nally Artistic Director J.L. Adams Vespers of the Blessed Earth (world premiere—Philadelphia Orchestra commission) Stravinsky The Rite of Spring The Rite of Spring, Igor Stravinsky’s vivid reflection on ancient pagan rituals, still astounds more than a century after its riotous Parisian premiere. John Luther Adams’s Vespers of the Blessed Earth references humanity’s impact on

Philadelphia, PA—Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Verizon Hall 300 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor The Crossing Donald Nally Artistic Director J.L. Adams Vespers of the Blessed Earth (world premiere—Philadelphia Orchestra commission) Stravinsky The Rite of Spring The Rite of Spring, Igor Stravinsky’s vivid reflection on ancient pagan rituals, still astounds more than a century after its riotous Parisian premiere. John Luther Adams’s Vespers of the Blessed Earth references humanity’s impact on