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People are still talking about OM Festival 22, which presented some of Lou Harrison’s most loved work, and a few rarely heard gems. Over 800 people attended the May 20, 2017 concert at San Francisco’s beautiful Mission Dolores Basilica. Meanwhile, our series The Nature of Music has presented artists from a variety of disciplines whose work combines environmentalism and the arts. Our Special Events run the gamut from intimate presentations of a composer’s work to bucket-list exotic blow-outs.
Hundreds of people filled the Mission Dolores Basilica in San Francisco to hear some of Harrison’s best work. Works by Korean-born composer Isang Yun were also featured.
Marielle V. Jakobsons is a composer and intermedia artist based in Oakland, CA. Her compositions use a custom-built Macro-Cymatic Instrument to blend fluid visuals with her electronic dreamscapes.
Rhys Chatham re-invents the “wall of sound” in the same way Chuck Close reinvented the portrait painting – by building a massive piece from many small parts. Here’s the evidence.
This year we focused our efforts on bringing to light gems from some classic new music composers from the mid-20th Century. Our two latest releases are actually re-releases, one from the 1950s and the other from the 1970s. Click on the images to find out more.
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Since January 2005, a program of new and unusual music by innovative composers and performers around the world, produced for KALW 91.7 FM San Francisco by Other Minds and presented by Dennis Aman, Joseph Colombo, and Richard Friedman.