Woodruff Park – 91 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303
Due to weather conditions, the performance of Sila by John Luther Adams has been postponed until Saturday!
Unfortunately woodwind and string instruments are very sensitive to temperatures below 60 degrees. Bent Frequency is planning to go ahead on Saturday, April 8th at 12:00 PM in Woodruff Park, but will move to a nearby indoor location if the weather still does not cooperate. Please spread the word!!
Sila: The Breath of the World
Saturday, April 8 • 12:00pm
Founded in 2003, Bent Frequency brings the avant-garde to life in Atlanta through adventurous programming, the promotion of New Music, and a creative synthesis of music and media. Hailed as “one of the brightest new music ensembles on the scene today” by Gramophone magazine, Bent Frequency engages an eclectic mix of the most adventurous and impassioned players in Atlanta. Bent Frequency presents innovative programs of cutting edge works and re-contextualizes classic works of the twentieth-century using multi-media and often combining music with visual art and dance. Bent Frequency is an ensemble in residence at Georgia State University.
Bent Frequency, in partnership with the Rialto Center for the Arts, the GSU College of the Arts, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts, and School of Music, will present A Residency with Composer John Luther Adams April 7-9, 2017. Bent Frequency is bringing internationally renowned, Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Luther Adams to Atlanta for three days of concerts of his music. This residency will coincide with SoundNOW 2017.
Bent Frequency is excited to present the Southeastern premiere of JLA's large-scale outdoor work Sila: The Breath of the World for 80 musicians in Woodruff Park on Friday, 4/7 at 12:00 pm Sila is a large-scale work meant to be performed outdoors to explore the acoustic qualities of a given environment. The performers will be performing with the urban soundscape of the city streets in downtown Atlanta in and around WoodruffPark.