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Upcoming Events

St. Louis, MO

September 21 | 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Sheldon Concert Hall
$10 - $20
"A tour de force on the idea of ideas." (The Boston Globe) Alarm Will Sound returns to the Sheldon with "Mind Out of Matter" a 74-minute, eight movement suite by composer Scott Johnson that examines religion from an atheist point of view.

Baltimore, MD

November 6 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Alarm Will Sound presents a new Violin Concerto by Oscar Bettison; the energetic 5-movement piano concerto of György Ligeti, a major work by a modern master; and "The Intention," a result of a collaboration between Alarm Will Sound and King Britt, Philadelphia-based producer/DJ. This event is free.

Baltimore, MD

November 8 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Griswold Hall at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Alarm Will Sound is joined by Now Hear This, the new music ensemble at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, to present six world premieres of music by Peabody student composers. This event is free.

“Equal parts exuberance, nonchalance, and virtuosity.”
Financial Times of London

Projects

“Not just extraordinary musicians, but also next-generation thinkers.”
Time Out New York

THIS MUSIC SHOULD NOT EXIST

György Ligeti’s music is filled with drama because his life was dramatic. His work embodies these dreams and nightmares. Melodies intertwine to form dense webs, conflicting rhythms tick like a roomful of clocks gone awry, and the tiny spaces between notes are packed with charged activity. Learn More

PAPER PIANOS

Paper Pianos explores the refugee experience through the life of pianist Milad Yousufi who was forced to flee Afghanistan to avoid persecution. Learn More

MEDESKI MARTIN AND WOOD

Alarm System is a program that brings musical artists from a variety of backgrounds together with Alarm Will Sound to create new work. The goal is to expand the circle of those who can make great music for us, and who can contribute their ideas to the new-music world. Learn More

SPLITTING ADAMS

Alarm Will Sound has teamed up with New York Public Radio’s Peabody Award-winning podcast Meet the Composer to create a new kind of concert experience. Learn More

MIND OUT OF MATTER

Scott Johnson has created Mind Out of Matter — a work examining religion from an atheist point of view. Learn More

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“Alarm Will Sound has grabbed the future of classical music and made it now – merging styles, erasing boundaries, championing experimentation and obviously having fun along the way.” - The Denver Post
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