Listen: Marc-André Hamelin and Steven Schick Open 2012 Ojai Festival
Thursday, May 21, 2015
On June 7, 2012, the Ojai Music Festival opened with an evening featuring John Luther Adams's Red Arc/Blue Veil for piano and percussion and Charles Ives's Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord." Pianist Marc-André Hamelin played Ives's imposing "Concord" sonata and joined forces with percussionist Steven Schick for Red Arc/Blue Veil.
The closing concert of the 2012 festival featured the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra performing John Adams's Shaker Loops under the baton of Reinbert de Leeuw.
Listen to Red Arc/Blue Veil above and the additional works below.
Charles Ives - Concord Sonata
John Adams - Shaker Loops
This on-demand music is part of a new partnership between Q2 Music and the Ojai Music Festival in California to share live recordings from the festival dating back to the 2012 season.