Music of Earth

Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 8:00pm
Curtis Institute of Music Lenfest Hall, 1616 Locust St,
Philadelphia,, PA 19103
United States

“Music of the Earth” highlights compositions inspired by the natural world, with acclaimed Chickasaw composer Jerod Tate’s astounding piece for solo timpani, Talowa’ Hiloha (Thunder Song), Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s avian-influenced chamber work, Terrestre, and John Luther Adam’s solo violin ode to Alaska, Three High Places. The concert also features Olivier Messiaen’s celebration of exotic birdsong, Oiseaux exotiques, 11 pieces for solo guitar, Landslög, by Icelandic composer and guitarist Gulli Bjornsson, and Gabriela Lena Frank’s string quartet homage to Peru, Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout.

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