Other Minds Festival 22 – Lou Harrison

Lou Harrison

Source: Other Minds.

JUST 100: HOMAGE TO LOU HARRISON—HARRISON-GAMELAN MASTERPIECES
Saturday, May 20, 2017 San Francisco, CA 7:30 pm
Mission Dolores Basilica
3321 16th St., San Francisco CA

Conductor Nicole Paiement, who has recorded a generous selection of Harrison’s music, returns to lead a chorus of 100 with gamelan in the Esperanto rendition of the fourth century Buddhist text, The Heart Sutra. (The first concert in this series scheduled for February 18, 2017.) Curated by Other Minds Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian.

Threnody for Oliver Daniel (1990, Lou Harrison)
Meredith Clark, harp

Suite for ‘Cello and Harp (1948, Lou Harrison)
Emil Miland, cello; Meredith Clark, harp

Pedal Sonata for Organ (1987/1989, Lou Harrison)
Jerome Lenk, organ

Praises for Michael the Archangel (1946-47, Lou Harrison)
Jerome Lenk, organ

Suite for Violin and American Gamelan (1974, Lou Harrison & Richard Dee)
Shalani Vijayan, violin; William Winant Percussion Group, Nicole Paiement, conductor

La Koro Sutro (1972, Lou Harrison)
Massed choruses including Resound, Mission Dolores Choir, others TBA; William Winant Percussion Group; Nicole Paiement, conductor

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