Part concert tour and part commissioning project, SILENT WOOD, DEEP RIVER is driven by story-telling in music that explores our relationships to the natural world.
September 16th, Fullerton College
September 17th, Mt. High
September 23rd, Pasadena Conservatory of Music
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Antonin Dvořák, Klid ("Silent Wood")
Stratis Minakakis, Phoni Avras Leptis (2022 Commission for Insert Music Here)
Gabriel Fauré, Cello Sonata No. 1
Gabriela Lena Frank, Ríos Profundos ("Deep Rivers")
Robert Alexander, Redwoods
Antonin Dvořák, “Lasst mich allein”
As Gabriel Fauré wrote, "The desire for non-existent things, perhaps; this is the realm of music." SILENT WOOD, DEEP RIVER weaves together diverse cultural perspectives on humans' relationship to nature. Insert Music Here hopes to provide our musicians and audience members a space to openly reflect on the past and dream for the future of our natural world.
From Dvořák's beloved homage to the Bohemian forest to Gabriela Lena Frank's musical portrait of Arguedas's classic novel, to two new pieces for Insert Music Here, we are so excited to bring SILENT WOOD, DEEP RIVER to audiences across California in this continuing project.
Annie Jacobs-Perkins, cello
Programs Manager, Insert Music Here
Katelyn Vahala, piano
Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Insert Music Here