Upcoming Wadada Leo Smith Performances

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April 5 – May 15 – Residency at the New School, NYC
A five-week residency focusing on Winter from Four Symphonies for ensemble

May 3 – 11:30 a.m. – Symphony no. 2 Winter, from Four Symphonies
presented by the New School’s MM Performer-Composer Ensemble

June 10-13 – Residency at New Music at the Point, Vermont
The JACK Quartet will perform Wadada’s String Quartet No. 13th at the Vermont Jazz Festival. http://www.newmusiconthepoint.com

June 10, 2021 – Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sessions: World premiere of Wadada Leo Smith’s Delta Blues for violin, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, piano and cello. CSO Sessions Episode 21: Cult of Electromagnetic Connectivity

October 7, 2021 – Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Elson Lecture and performance of a new work featuring Wadada, Vijay Iyer and Andrew Cyrille

October 16, 2021 – Other Minds Festival, San Francisco CA
Wadada’s Reflections and Meditations on Monk Project with video artist Jesse Gilbert

December 18, 2021 – Wadada’s 80th Birthday
Streaming concert featuring Duet performances. More information TBA