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“Ten Thousand Birds” by John Luther Adams

Saturday, September 25th, 1pm and 4pm Rain date: Sunday, September 26th, 1pm and 4pm Morris Arboretum at the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA PROGRAM John Luther Adams, Ten Thousand Birds*^ *Philadelphia premiere ^written for Alarm Will Sound John Luther Adams, Ten Thousand Birds Conceived, designed, and directed by Alan Pierson Peter Ferry, staging and assistant […]

September 8, 2021

“Ten Thousand Birds” by John Luther Adams

  Pam Goldberg & Blair McMillen Artistic Directors presents Saturday, September 18th, 1pm and 3pm Rain date: Sunday, September 19th, 1pm and 3pm Nolan Park, Governor’s Island PROGRAM John Luther Adams, Ten Thousand Birds*^ *NYC premiere ^written for Alarm Will Sound John Luther Adams, Ten Thousand Birds Conceived, designed, and directed by Alan Pierson Peter […]

September 8, 2021

Time is Money: The importance of notation in new music

Due to some scheduling conflicts, I recently found myself in the very unusual position of being in the audience at an Alarm Will Sound concert, instead of performing in it. The opportunity to observe the way my colleagues interact with each other, with composers, and with audiences was fascinating, if slightly disorienting.  The band was […]

August 14, 2017