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Join us for the New York premiere of Scott Ordway’s critically acclaimed The End of Rain. A deeply personal response to the California wildfires of the last five years, Ordway’s symphony takes us on a multimedia journey, blending photography and video with choral music, and a text crowdsourced from the people closest to the heart of this environmental maelstrom. With its ultimate message of hope and renewal, it is the vibrant centerpiece of this Earth Month concert which also includes Alberto Grau’s rhythmic, boisterous Kasar mie la gaji (“The Earth is Tired”) and John Luther Adams’s hushed and haunting “Night Peace.”

“Things will grow back”!

Program
John Luther Adams (b. 1953), “Night Peace”
   Erin Schwab, Soprano
Alberto Grau (b. 1937), Kasar mie la gaji (“The Earth is Tired”)
Scott Ordway (b. 1984), “The End of Rain”
   Sonja Tengblad, Soprano
   Sylvia Leith, Mezzo-soprano
   Harrison Hintzche, Baritone

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Guest Experience at 212-875-5456 or [email protected].

 

Artists

Composer
Scott Ordway
Director
Patrick Gardner