Listen: West Coast Premiere of John Luther Adams's 'Become River'

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

John Luther Adams watches red fish blue fish perform 'Strange And Sacred Noise' at Besant Hill School, Ojai – June 8, 2013 (Ojai Music Festival)

Listen to ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) and the string ensemble Renga perform John Luther Adams's Become River and Aaron Copland's chamber version of Appalachian Spring. These pieces, conducted by Steven Schick, celebrate the natural flow of living things at the Ojai Festival on June 13, 2015.

This performance marked the West Coast premiere of Adams's Become River.

This on-demand music is part of a partnership between Q2 Music and the Ojai Music Festival to share live recordings from the festival dating back to the 2012 season.

John Luther Adams - Become River

Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring

Comments [1]

Jeb from Richmond, Virginia

I really hope they release this in some way. Digital or vinyl, it's too good not to be released!

May. 23 2016 03:24 PM

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